Desert Feeling

Works on Paper

Finalist

Watercolour

96 x 75cm

Not Lake Eyre, Torrens or Frome, but one of thousands of saltpans patterning this land. Pinks and mauves to ochres and indigo paint the crazy paving left by evaporation. Life captured: crustaceans, insects, vegetation – lifted by salt, held as any moisture dries. Always waiting for rain.

by Roe Gartelmann