“My Sanctuary, Where the Warm Trees Glow” Original Oil Painting – Framed


Another stunning Perth afternoon, and I’m walking my dogs back home alongside Kadina Brook, with the camera slung over my shoulder. I work my way between the bushes trying to get closer to the creek and this small clearing opens up before me. The late sun is sweeping across the ground and wrapping itself around the tree trunks as if they are lit from within. I make mental notes, fire as many reference photos as I can while the light effect lasts and head home excited. Later I work up a small oil study from my memory and the photos and tease and change it until I am satisfied that it captured that glorious sense of warm enveloping sanctuary that I had experienced. From that small study came this studio painting.


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Oil on Stretched Canvas


Professionally framed as pictured – ready to hang

Signed and Dated

Michael Hodgkins 2016

Unframed Artwork Dimensions

20" x 30", 51cm x 76cm