Breaker Bay

May 09, 2022

Breaker Bay

Still layering this beautiful native fauna in the scene at Breaker Bay in Wellington. It took me quite a while to be satisfied with the balance of the sea tones and fauna. When the final layers of vibrant greens and yellows are added they are going to glow against the blue backdrop. NZ. A rich mix of mountain flax (Wharariki), NZ cabbage tree (Tī kōuka), Kawakawa, and Coprosma repens (Taupata) features in the foreground.
The Taupata are related to the coffee plant, they also have small berries that are edible in all species and the birds love feasting on them. The painting is still developing with some native birds to be added to ‘feast’ on the fauna...




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