1500mm x 770mm
Acrylic on canvas
Otawaiwere painting (acrylic on canvas).
I’ve trekked over to ‘Otawai’ dozens of times over the years to photograph this gem of a bay – always hoping to capture the penultimate portrait of what I consider to be New Zealand’s most beautiful beach.
Finally, sea conditions were perfect to explore and develop an intimate glimpse of this secluded paradise – the day it offered a perfect cocktail of shape, clarity, and subtle, jewel-like colour
A multi award-winning artist experienced in the civic and commercial application of the illusion genre, Marc’s work enjoys international acclaim.
In the last 25 years, Marc has painted some 400 trompe l‘oeil works for hotels, restaurants, residential, civic and corporate clients. His work sees him travel extensively around New Zealand, with murals now in Australia, India, and the United States.
Using the trompe l‘oeil genre, Marc won the prestigious judge‘s award at the International Muralfest, Sheffield,Tasmania in 2008, 2009 and again in 2010. Marc‘s home and studio are on the shores of Lake Rotoma, Bay of Plenty,