Abandoned buildings and vehicles are common in outback scenes, a sign of hopes and dreams dashed by the severity of the outback. However, there is always life when you look close enough. The galahs have found a perch in the dead tree and flowers are growing in the shelter of the rusty car body. Inspired by the rugged beauty and amazing scenes Jen experiences on a daily basis, she painted the ‘Moods and Colours of Bourke’ series between 2003 -2006. ‘Abandoned in the Outback’ is one of those 10 pastel artworks.
Size unframed – 13.1cm x 25.4cm
Printed on archival 320gsm Fine Art Watercolour Paper