Latest - Washi (和紙) Collection
This collection is inspired by Esther's childhood in Japan. Each piece in this series is made by carefully collaging Japanese Chiyogami (千代紙) paper onto gold painted canvas or wood, sealing it with varnish and gesso, and then painting on top with oils.
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The work in this collection is all about the search for 'Eden' in the world around us. The definition of Eden is an unspoilt paradise - something that is elusive in our world, where natural habitats are destroyed and many beautiful creatures are endangered. In these paintings Esther explores the concept of an Arcadian haven. The birds are painted as subjects of magnificence; creatures of royalty in their own kingdoms.
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