Banksia painting – ‘Banksia Poetry’
Banksia painting is one of my ‘go to’ subjects. Why? Good question, I think that I just love their strange twisted forms and the spiky flowers and then the seed pods, which really do look like little old men. The new growth is often red and the greens so vivid, while the underside of the leaves are silver. Such a gorgeous collections of hues!
Banksia Poetry was painted in response to a poem by an Aboriginal poet, Ruby Moonlight, which we discussed in an art class with Nicole Kelly.