Sailboat Rest

Original artwork painted with acrylic on board
By Michelle Bellamy
1040 x 610mm
Completed 2011

Nestled in the corner of a tidal lagoon off the side of Leigh Road, Whangateau, a cluster of sheds and old boats reside. Ankle deep in mud, I found this wonderful scene. The weather worn reds, the boats resting with the boulders and to top it off, gnarled old pohutukawa trees extending skyward.