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Country Cousins

I had been out to Colby dam, near Toowoomba. I had seen this old gate beside the road and stopped to photograph it. What I saw inspired me and the idea for this painting of ‘Country Cousins’ was born. From when the initial idea was formed, the process of composing the thumbnail sketch and the selection of different kookaburra photos took a considerable amount of time … before I was ready to transfer my drawing to the prepared,

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