Uganda VIII: Murchison Martial Eagle

Original Artwork

This beautiful landscape depicts the power and majesty inherent with any waterfall, but particularly in one as large and beautiful as Murchison Falls. It is a wonderful piece of statement art, which is a dedication to the landscape of Uganda and the wildlife it supports, depicted by the stunning martial eagle.

Size: 105 x 75cm framed, 100 x 70cm unframed.

Aluminium Print Sizes: Large – 90 x 63cm, Small – 70 x 55cm

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Description

Original Artwork

“During our visit to the conservation project in Uganda, we spent most of our time in the wonderful Murchison Falls National Park, as it’s the place where the project supported by the David Shepherd Foundation takes place. The park is named after the spectacular Murchison Falls themselves and they really are spectacular! More than enough to inspire any artist. The focus of this piece is the power and beauty of the falls, but also the creatures supported in the habitat of this wonderful park, represented here by the martial eagle, which we were lucky enough to see, during our trip.

I draw with Uni-ball biros on raw linen canvas. To prepare the surface, I lighten the canvas with a very diluted gesso wash. Once this is dry, I draw with the biro, as I would with pencil on paper. After the drawing is complete, it’s varnished (to fix the ink in place) and more white paint is used to add light and finalise the composition. The ink is actually surprisingly versatile, in terms of its colour. If I want a blue tinge to the work I can layer white oil paint over it, or leave the canvas showing through to leave a sepia tone.”

Framing

I make all my own frames for my original artworks, I use mouldings of the finest specification, to ensure they match the quality of the art.

Shipping

At present, I can only ship to the UK via the website. I can ship to other destinations, but I’ll need you to get in touch, using the contact me form, for a quote if buying from outside the UK.

All the art I sell is packaged extremely carefully, to keep your painting safe for it’s journey, no matter how far. I have years of experience packaging original artworks for transport to all parts of the world, so you can have faith your unique piece of art will arrive safe and sound. This can take some time, especially with original paintings, however, I aim to ship all art within 2 working days.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 100 × 5 × 100 cm
Subject

Birds

Dominant Colour

Black and White

Genre

Wildlife

Media

Biro

Orientation

Square

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