"Flying Free" 
Tracing outline of the three birds.
Peacock shape on foam board.
Cutting out of silhouette.
Third and final bird shape cut out.
Applying a layer of acrylic gesso to foam board shapes.
Rough placement of 3D ducks and peacock on wood before painting begins.
All three birds are painted simultaneously so that colours match.
Ducks completed. Peacock tail ready to go.
Tracing of wallpaper backgound.
Antique gold metallic finish mixed with turpentine creates beautiful sheen to wallpaper pattern.
Tracing mistake on right covered up!
Sticking 3D elements onto wooden background.
Final artwork. Acrylic on wood. 9 x 5 inches.
St Heliers Street Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Melbourne. Opening Night, 18 October 2013.
Yup, that's my piece he's looking at! ;)
Clipboards all set up for the auction.
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