Acrylic paint on an x-ray, using my palette knife again! Original available: 43 × 35 cm.

The veldfires this time of the year is something that we get used to. It leaves a charred landscape and the smell of smoke in the air. This is a burnt spot somewhere in South Africa (and in my imagination!)
Featured in African Art at Heart Group
5 September 2010
One of the TOP TEN in Live and let Live
16 October 2010.


abstract realism, acrylic, burnt, imagination, landscape, south africa, veldfire, elizabeth kendall

We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.

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  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 4 years ago

    B E A U T I F U L

  • Thanks for your wonderful and quick comment Lorilee! Much appreciated.

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • canonman99
    canonman99about 4 years ago

    nicely rendered……..

  • Thanks so much canonman!! A lovely and welcome comment!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 4 years ago

    Oh this is great Liz! Love the contrast between the sky and the charred landscape, beautifully done!

  • Thanks Maree! You know that your painting inspired me, don’t you?!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • allicata
    allicataabout 4 years ago

    Love the textures and light with those beautiful colors, works really well in this painting.

  • Thanks Allison, I’m so glad you like it!! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 4 years ago

    I feel flattered for that Liz! Which painting was it? I need to know all my inspirational assets!

  • “Forest drama” by Maree Clarckson, the waterpaint artist!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltabout 4 years ago

    palette knife work really impressed me, this one is stunning

  • Thank you so much Luda, much appreciated!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 4 years ago

    Aaaaw, thank you Liz! Feel how warm my heart is beating now…!

  • ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • kevinmawson
    kevinmawsonabout 4 years ago

    Absolutely Gorgeous vision here!


  • Thank you so much Kevin!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Thanks Kevin and thanks so much for favouring!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maureen Grobler
    Maureen Groblerabout 4 years ago

    Elizabeth – this one gives me goosebumps… It’s one of your best ever – in my humble opinion…

  • What a wonderful and heart warming comment! Thanks Maureen!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • haya1812
    haya1812about 4 years ago


  • Thank you so much haya!! Appreciation!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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