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A Sunset for Trevor by Lynda Robinson

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Pastel on Colourfix paper (burgundy) 70cm x 50cm


Dorina Costras Fine Art Award
Excellence in Traditional Painting
SoJie 24, September 2013

Special Recognition Award
SoJie 24, September 2013

This was a commission several years ago as a retirement gift for ‘Trevor’. The foreground log is very significant. Trevor would sit on that log with his son to watch the sunset (he lost two sons in their teens to cystic fibrosis), and I was asked to include his cattle in the painting.

Challenge Winner ’ Sunshine Through Nature Challenge’ in Painters Universe – Sept 2011
Featured in Into Impressionism – August 2013
Featured in No. 1 Favourites – August 2013
Featured in You Got It We Want It – August 2013
Featured in International Showcase – August 2013

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australia, cattle, lynda robinson, sunset

I am a pastel artist living in country Victoria, Australia. My subjects vary, ranging from landscapes, portraiture, animal studies, figurative, life drawing, still life and I find the challenge of painting water particularly enjoyable.

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Comments

  • Marilyn Brown
    Marilyn Brownabout 5 years ago

    A lovely capture of the light Lynda. Especially on the cows backs!

  • I appreciate your comment Marilyn. Thank you.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Paul Starkey
    Paul Starkeyabout 5 years ago

    Hey Lynda, Just amazing! the way the sun hits the grass is just perfect! And that sun!! I feel I have to put my sunnies on to look at it. Really wonderful.

  • Great to hear from you Paul, and thanks for a great comment.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Elaine Green
    Elaine Greenabout 5 years ago

    The way the light falls on the distant mountains and the glow on the grass and cows is just magical.

  • Thanks Elaine. Really glad you like this one.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...about 5 years ago

    Wow! stunning capture of the light sweetheART great painting ;} happy hippy hugglez

  • Many thanks Val.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Elena Oleniuc
    Elena Oleniucabout 5 years ago

    Lovely work, a special light !

  • Thanks elena

    – Lynda Robinson

  • phillip wise
    phillip wiseabout 5 years ago

    great scene…mmmmoooooo!

  • Moooooo back to yooooooo! Stop making me laugh!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Hopebaby
    Hopebabyabout 5 years ago

    Another one,very beautiful work Lynda.

  • Thank you so much Hopebaby person.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Anni Morris
    Anni Morrisabout 5 years ago

    What a unique and precious gift this is…thanks for telling us the background. Great capture of the late sun. ~ Anni :)

  • Thanks Anni. A great comment. Had to use a lot of artistic licence on that sun!!!!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • christine purtle
    christine purtleabout 5 years ago

    How beautiful and I am certain it has become a much treasured family heirloom

  • Thanks for a lovely comment Crispur.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanabout 5 years ago

    wow picture perfect and such a touching piece of writing to go with it Lynda…wonderful lighting, shadows and the sky is amazing!

  • Thanks so much Linda.

    – Lynda Robinson

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