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The Aromatic Lichen brings me back to long walks in the bush and its sweet aromatic smell of the forest vegetation.

The green vegetation reminds me of life, on the horizontal, represent Christ laying down his life for us which in turn creates sweet aroma and growth and the debris is perfect for once we were dead in sin and now breath new life. If you look all the action surrounds the focal point of points back to the centre of attraction.

  • Title: Aromatic-Lichen (original)
  • Medium: Pastel on UART Sandpaper
  • Dimensions: 17" x 23" - framed
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The Aromatic Lichen brings me back to long walks in the bush and its sweet aromatic smell of the forest vegetation.

I chose the undertone of the colour purple to represent royalty on the tree trunk. The nail was strategically placed in the center to symbolise the spiritual centre of our lives, we nail Him to the tree. The notan set at a distance looks like the symbol of the cross and the rich vegetation circling the nail a representation of new life, new beginning. The flowers portray eloquence, femininity, beauty, creation, enlightenment, symbolizing love, life representing emotions and ideas. A religious symbol in many parts of the world used in almost every religious ceremony.

I hope you all enjoy this piece as much as I did in creating this piece.

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Dimensions 17" x 23" - framed
Country of Manufacture Canada

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