The Sky’s The Limit?

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Pastel on Paper, 30.5 x 23 cm, 18/12/16

This picture was inspired by the sun setting over Taipei City one Sunday afternoon. It was drawn from my balcony and started as an attempt to capture the beautiful colours of the setting sun in the sky before they disappeared into the night. As I drew the grey silhouettes of the skyline I wanted to add something that would contrast with these colours. Taipei City is an ever-growing fast paced city and there is always something new being built. The three buildings in progress were just a few of the many ongoing projects that I could see on the skyline. In mankind’s never ending quest for development, it could be asked when will it be enough?

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