Max Miller fine art painting titled “The mountain and me” is hand signed and dated, the medium is egg tempera and gold leaf on wood, Dimensions 62 x 182 cm,
A limited edition fine art print of The Mountain and Me may be available in the near future.
The birds have vanished into the sky, and now the last cloud drains away.
We sit together the mountain and me, until only the mountain remains.
The Southern Highlands in NSW is alive with diverse bird life, insects and animals as well as wonderful variants in the landscape, which I love to draw and paint.
Working on four panels of Fijian cedar, I coated it with burnished gold leaf then painted using egg tempera, made by adding colour pigments to golden yolks from our chocks, which gives it a warm, soft quality. I have drawn on various influences, from 15th-century Flemish artist Jan van Eyck to painters of the Italian Renaissance.
Max Miller, 2016
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