Feathers of Australian Birds

Works On Paper

Finalist

Watercolour on paper, 51cm x 48cm
 
Light, flimsy, ephemeral, yet strong enough to carry a bird in the air, to resist the strong winds of the southern oceans, the scorching heat of the deserts and the pouring rains of the tropics. A feather is a fascinating device, one of the many marvels of nature’s design.

by Matteo Grilli