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Rabbit tail grass on sand dunes III

40.5cm (W) x 51cm (H)
Watercolour on paper
SOLD

Artist:
Megan-Jane Johnstone
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'Rabbit tail grass on sand dunes III’ (from my Waitarere Beach series) is inspired by my childhood memories of Waitarere Beach in the North Island of New Zealand. The warm shifting sands and soft ‘rabbit tail’ grasses intrigued me as a child and provided a dream-like playground in which to explore and find many wondrous items strewn along the beach edge – patterned driftwood, shells, seaweed, waterworn glass pieces and, not least, remains of the Hydrabad (shipwrecked in 1878). ‘Sand dunes’ also stands as a metaphor for the sand-like quality of time and its capacity both to cover up and reveal remnants of the past.


Other Works by Megan-Jane Johnstone

The Pinnacles
Megan-Jane Johnstone
20.32cm (W) x 25.4cm (H) x 1.75cm (D)
Gelli print & Posca pen
$ 125.00
Boabs dancing the Salsa
Megan-Jane Johnstone
20.32cm (W) x 25.4cm (H) x 1.75cm (D)
Gel print base, Posca pen
$ 125.00
The Bungles III
Megan-Jane Johnstone
20.32cm (W) x 25.4cm (H) x 1.75cm (D)
Gelli print & Posca pen
$ 125.00
Leaf drop
Megan-Jane Johnstone
46cm (W) x 46cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Gel print, acrylic ink
$ 275.00
Illuminated
Megan-Jane Johnstone
46cm (W) x 46cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Acrylic ink and Posca pen
$ 325.00
Moments in time
Megan-Jane Johnstone
20cm (W) x 16cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Monoprint, Goldern flow acrylic paint

Not for sale
The Bungles
Megan-Jane Johnstone
35cm (W) x 26cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Liquitex acrylic ink on paper
$ 150.00
Eco-farm
Megan-Jane Johnstone
56cm (W) x 46cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Acrylic (Golden Open)
$ 325.00
Coastal magic
Megan-Jane Johnstone
20cm (W) x 25.5cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Acylic ink on yupo
$ 250.00
Desert Wonder
Megan-Jane Johnstone
35.6cm (W) x 35.6cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Acrylic ink on paper
$ 250.00
Shifting sand dunes
Megan-Jane Johnstone
51cm (W) x 40.5cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Watercolour
$ 295.00
Beach grasses on sand dunes
Megan-Jane Johnstone
46cm (W) x 56cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Watercolour (Daniel Smith) on paper (Arches CP 300gm)
$ 325.00
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Outback Track
Megan-Jane Johnstone
25cm (W) x 25cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Watercolour
$ 95.00
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Spirit of the land
Megan-Jane Johnstone
25cm (W) x 25cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Watercolour
$ 95.00
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Of this land I
Megan-Jane Johnstone
56cm (W) x 46cm (H)
Watercolour on paper
$ 325.00
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Of this land II
Megan-Jane Johnstone
56cm (W) x 46cm (H)
Watercolour on paper
$ 325.00
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Rabbit tail grass on sand dunes III
Megan-Jane Johnstone
40.5cm (W) x 51cm (H)
Watercolour on paper
SOLD

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