24.000 x 20.000 x 1.000 inches
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High In The Halls Of Freedom
Painting - Oil / Panel
High in the halls of freedom, past the thunderhead clouds, under the blue sky the little yellow Tiger Moth bi plane flew on like a butterfly on it's annuall migration.
Aviation has always fascinated me so much so that during my younger years I enrolled in an aviation course , planning to get my pilot's licence. Ensuing situations altered that plan a bit but didn't stop me from grabbing every chance to fly resulting in hundreds of flights since those days.
My first flight lessons where in a Piper Cup, a virtual mono wing version of the bi plane featured here. I still recall the feeling of freedom while dogging the mountains and passages of the giant cumulus cloud formations during these summer days.
I also tried to capture that inner glow of these clouds that appears when the sun shines through these clouds from certain angles.
"To send light into the darkness of men's hearts — such is the duty of the artist."~Schumann
September 25th, 2012
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