Te Hapu, Golden Bay NZ
Pen and ink wash 28 x 45 cm
This was the first work from the Te Hapu series from when we first stayed at the Cottage for three days. Over that time I was able to obsurve this view from the kitchen table from where this painting came from.
What I liked about it was the style and technique was completely new without any outside influences. The new scene brought in its own mood and character to build from. It led to a pen and ink wash more than any other medium. It was a spontaneous response from what I was taking in that simply just happened and flowed easily. When that occurs you know it works.