24 November, 2009

Nanami Cowdroy

I walked past ufo gallery in Central today which had the most gorgeous paintings on display. The exhibition featured intricate ink and mixed-media prints by Nanami Cowdroy, a Japanese-Australian artist.

My absolute favorite piece was 'Tsuru', which was a beautiful black ink print of three paper origami cranes. Early Christmas present I'm thinking? Oh how I wish.

Interestingly, someone has actually used the print as a design for a tattoo.

Photo courtesy of http://www.flickr.com/photos/kayveeinc/3774341860/

You can see the actual artwork here. It's been awhile since I last fell in love with any artwork. I long for my past arty days. Maybe it's time to start painting again...

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