Working girls

Working girls

These draught horse ladies had just come back in from pulling a wool wagon through a dust storm. The amount of dust in the air and on the horses added an interesting element to working on this image. I've hidden little nuggets of pure colour throughout the painting. On first glance, it might seem to be simply a replica of a photo, but there is so much more. I enjoy the challenge of creating what appears to be the correct colour on the canvas by loading the constiuent colours that I would have mixed on the palette on my brush, and mixing them on the canvas instead. It is a greater challenge and very rewarding.

30x40 inches.

Oil on linen. Stretched over a gallery quality support.

This painting has a beautiful floating timber frame.

It is available to purchase off the support, posted to you in a sturdy pvc tube for free.

  • Return policy

    If you are not completely satisfied, within 2 weeks of receival Kathy will issue a full refund for the painting, minus shipping costs. Return shipping will be at purchasers expense.

  • Store pickup discount

    Please be aware that there is a discount for store pickup which will be factored into the cart transaction.

$4,200.00Price
Framed/unframed

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You can see Kathy's work in person by appointment at her Beechworth art gallery at 45 Ford Street, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia.

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