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Kauaeranga Valley forestThames is a town at the southwestern end of the Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand's North Island. It is located on the Firth of Thames close to the mouth of the Waihou River. East of Thames township is the extensively logged and regenerating native forest of the Kauaeranga Valley. Excellent for earth sciences and the history and technology of kauri milling. This painting is a diptych and is pastel on board uniquely box-framed to display both boards. It is FOR SALE ready framed. Click on the image for more information.
Wanganui River near TaumarunuiTaumarunui is situated on the north bank of the upper reaches of the Wanganui River at its junction with the Ongarue River in central North Island, New Zealand. It was originally a Maori settlement at the junction of important canoe routes linking the interior of the island with the lower Wanganui River settlements. Certain localities in the neighbourhood, notably the valley of the Pungapunga Stream, which joins the upper Wanganui near Manunui, were celebrated for the size and quality of totara, and large canoes were built there. This painting is a view south from the bridge crossing the Wanganui River near Manunui. This painting is pastel on board and is available FOR SALE ready framed. Click on the image for more information.
Whakatane RiverWhakatane is located in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty on the east coast of the North Island. It is one of the three sunniest cities in New Zealand. It has one of the countrys warmest climates with mild winters and long hot summers. Whakatane is also the gateway to the East Cape, and the Whakatane and Motu Rivers. This painting is pastel on board and has been SOLD. It won the Molly Morpeth Cannaday award at the Whakatane art fest in 2005 for best pastel drawing. Click on the image to see it in more detail.
Shotley GateThis scene inspired Michael during a recent visit to Suffolk, England. The scene is at Shotley Gate looking East. The painting is pastel on board and has been SOLD. Click on the image to view it in more detail.
Arthurs PassArthurs Pass National Park was created in 1929 and covers approximately 100,000 hectares (250,000 acres) in the central Southern Alps of New Zealand, straddling both sides of the main divide although most of the land is on the eastern side. Arthurs Pass itself is the main crossing of the Southern Alps by road and railway, linking Canterbury and Christchurch to the West Coast. It consists of picturesque valleys and ravines, roaring waterfalls and snow capped alpine peaks. This painting is pastel on board. It measures 715 mm X 650 mm and is FOR SALE. Click on the image for more information.
Willy Lots CottageWilly Lots Cottage in Flatford, Suffolk, England was the subject in John Constable's painting The Hay Wain. Michael fell in love with Constable Country on a recent visit to England. The picture is oil on board and is available FOR SALE ready framed. Click on the image for more information.