Oil on Panel
46 × 61cm


cary, mcaulay, australia, culture, inspiration, landscape, spirit, light, love, magic

Cary drew in biro from the age of 4 until his first oil painting at the age of 16. With the strong foundation of the values of drawing when he began painting there was an explosion of bright colour in his art. The creative flood-gates had opened! Cary has won many Art Awards all over Australia, ranging from The Portland Art Prize and more recently the Bendemeer Art Prize (twice).
“With my art, I focus on the beauty of our environment and our effect we have upon the natural world.”

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  • Angela King-Jones
    Angela King-Jonesover 3 years ago

    excellent Cary

  • Thanks Angela :)

    – Cary McAulay

  • krazykat76
    krazykat76over 3 years ago

    Fantastic, you make it look deceptively easy to paint fire and its an unusual subject for a painting :)

  • Thanks Colin, yes fire is one of the great tests for a painter to get ‘right’, in fact fire is the one thing that we can’t fully explain, it is not on the elemental table, fire is an enigma! without it we would be back on our hands and knees eating grass!

    – Cary McAulay

  • Seth  Weaver
    Seth Weaverover 3 years ago

    I love fire in artwork. It is such a magical commodity…that is unexplainable. Superb work Cary.

  • Thanks Seth, i have had my struggles with my painting of fire over the years….i probably will always be seeking.

    – Cary McAulay

  • Samuel Gundry
    Samuel Gundryover 3 years ago

    Great colours. And, yep, that fire is alive.

  • Thanks Samuel…Ü

    – Cary McAulay

  • Magi5760
    Magi5760over 3 years ago

    Congratulations from your hosts at Art At Its Best!

  • Thanks for your support… ! Very much humbled!! Thanks for the Feature! Ü

    – Cary McAulay

  • taiche
    taicheover 3 years ago

    Just wanted to say congratulations on your feature at ☺♫ Art At Its Best!! ♫☺. It’s an honour to be featured alongside you so I wanted to share the good news far and wide. You have been twittered, shared, stumbled and buzz via my Journal and Blog
    Wishing you a fantastic holiday season and many sales. :-)

  • Thanks Taiche Ü

    – Cary McAulay

  • shazart
    shazartabout 3 years ago

    Wow, so atmospheric!

  • … Ü Thank you

    – Cary McAulay

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelabout 3 years ago

    Beautifully done and very sad.

  • thanks, Sad…yes..but when the rains come everything is green again! Australia was built on fire! Flowers from the ashes. … Ü

    – Cary McAulay

  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuabout 3 years ago
  • Thanks….. That’s quite an honour. Ü

    – Cary McAulay

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