Hakea laurina

Artist
Ray Besserdin
Size
Date
1994
Medium
Work on Paper
Material
Paper
Description
Created on commission for Laurina Lodge, located in Heyfield, Victoria, AUS The artwork greets visitors as they enter the reception. The subject is a native shrub known Pincushion Hakea, Hakea laurina by its scientific name. H. laurina is characteristic for the bushland surrounding Heyfield. Created in a variety of archival mould-made cotton papers with Asian handmade stocks. The work even features ants tending nectar on the flowers, as is observed in nature. Colours are created with ink tints and washes.
Try it!

You may also like