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Sally Willbanks

Title
Frogs Holla
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
127 x 158 cm
Further information

Frogs Holla, in New South Wales, depicts a prominent Milton scene that epitomises the beauty of where I live. I am interested in exploring the wonder of the natural landscape by minimising the details and reducing the scene to fundamental shapes. Driving the road portrayed in this painting, I am often struck by the serenity of my home, and I wanted to recreate that sense of peace on canvas. For me, colour, composition and minimising detail are integral to creating the restful mood of the painting.

Sally Willbanks, 2018