Things are a bit tough for some people out there. Many have lost jobs, are stressed out by a lack of an uncertain future or have been stuck in difficult situations during the Lockdown. We need more smiles! Purchase one for you or one for a friend who needs a pick me up. It will make you smile, them smile, me smile and help someone to smile who is involved in Gumboot Friday!
$5.00 from every sale will go towards Gumboot Friday
to support the amazing work that they do to help our tamariki / young people.
These ARE original paintings
A5 148mm x 210mm
Gouache on 300gsm watercolour paper
Signed and dated.
$35.00 each (excl p&p)
$45.00 If you would like them gift wrapped, a hand written note, packaged safely in a jiffy pack and posted
Please inquire regarding international postage (if you are outside New Zealand).
I wanted to do some good and cheer people up. Playing with colour was the easiest way to do that. So it started with the idea that an upside down rainbow could hold more happiness.
In art psychology, curves that act like bowls are seen to be positive due to their similarity to a smile. Smile curves can hold more.
Things are a bit tough out there, we need more smiles.
Bright colours too are meant to have a beneficial effect on mood also
Their naive child like rendering also gives you those warm fuzzy feelings.
Hopefully they put a smile on your face