Fog over Braidwood

Every day the Magic Realist Jack Featherstone walks up Mt Gillamatong, a couple of clicks south-west of Braidwood. Recently, when he got to the top, he found the valley was blanketed in fog: “a real pea-souper”. Jack committed the scene to memory, and so, a week later, this painting (acrylic on stone) is the result… And then…

And then, Jack always exhibits in the Canberra Show. Last weekend this painting of Mt Bendethera and Deua Valley (looking due East to Moruya over the distant mountains) took out the Reserve Champion Prize (plus a number of others along the way). Jack was well pleased.

5 comments ↓

#1 Pammy Faye on 03.05.10 at 9:39 am

Well done Jack! I particularly love your clouds.

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#3 Nigel (F) on 03.07.10 at 10:46 am

I might be biased, but I reckon JF’s going to be a star!

#4 jack(f) quang from VN grandson on 07.21.10 at 11:21 pm

well done grandpa. I really happy for you, and i really want to go to that mountain again. the way you draw that painting is really realistic and i just love the back ground of the painting it look fantastic. I look forward to see your paintings again soon

#5 Oli on 09.21.10 at 6:21 pm

Fantastic!! Magic!! Truly inspiring.
All the best,
Oli

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