Whenever I’m walking along a riverbank and I come across a backwater, I love to stop and watch the water as it swirls around and the ‘still’ parts where often silence is the norm. These are great places not only to visit, but also to paint.

The same applies to rock pools. These often silent ‘ponds in miniature’ are wonderful to gaze at. Their contents can be quite fascinating as can be their reflections.

There is a lot to offer the abstract artist in today’s featured artworks.

Images from the top:

1: A foamy backwater, Rocky Cape National Park, Northwest Tasmania.

2: Rock pools on the Douglas River, East coast of Tasmania.

3: A backwater at the Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania.

4: A South Esk River backwater, Northern Tasmania.

5: Backwater, Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania.

6: A backwater on the Liffey River, Northern Tasmania.



About artkleko

artist, art curator, art teacher, art judge, art critic
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