112 x 137 cms 2008
The gate is on a long, flat stretch of road between Mannum and Meningie and
I didn't change the gate at all. It was, however, hung on a steel girder
which I was tempted to use - it was very strong and black with rusty bits -
but I would then have been left with the problem of making it appear
convincing, gates not generally being hung on steel girders. It's at this
point that you realise a photograph (proving the steel girder existed and
the gate was definitely hung on it) is better than a painting, but then
there's Photoshop, so it could all have been made up anyway. The
alternative, termite-ridden posts, came from a stockyard in the Flinders
Recently someone said that I hadn't done a colourful sky for a while. Here's a colourful sky. It's true, they are more fun.
The crow is also fun. It's always the same crow as he's very tame now and I have lots of photos of him.