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Cassie Newman Art

Rocky Tomtit

Rocky Tomtit

Regular price $100.00 NZD
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‘Rocky Tomtit' - The Snares

A4: $100, edition of 80
A3: $180, edition of 60
A2: $400, edition of 10

The reference photo for this print was taken at The Snares, an island group south of Stewart Island named because they looked like a major shipping hazard! Although it is only small, there is an endemic snares tomtit perching on the rocks amongst the seaweed. The Snares tomtit is a gorgeous, completely black bird which differs from its main island counterparts which have a cream belly. I think this picture is unique as well because as you may know, the tomtit isn’t a seabird but was chilling amongst all its marine friends down by the shore to check out all these strange people in their boats. This piece was created as a triptych with ‘Rocky Kekeno’ and ‘Rocky Penguins’ to create a series titled ‘Rockpool Rendezvous’.

30% will be donated to the Maukahuka/Auckland Island Pest Free project

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Fine Art Giclée Prints. Originally painted with acrylic on canvas.