Samantha Stokes
Designer, Illustrator, Explorer
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A Song of Land and Sea – Artwork by Samantha Stokes

Experience behind the scenes on my exhibition ‘A Song of Land and Sea’. The paintings celebrate the wildness and beauty of our native animals and landscapes. Each of these videos pairs with an artwork in the series, watch them and explore my creative process of digital creation bit by bit.

 
 

A Song of Land and Sea

Experience behind the scenes on my exhibition ‘A Song of Land and Sea,’ a collection of large digital paintings celebrating the wildness and beauty of our native animals and landscapes. These works are inspired by time I've spent in the backcountry of New Zealand on various adventures, having encounters with some of these animals. Showcasing animals across the range of native birds, sea life and reptiles, and their varied habitats, the series is broad in scope. I share snippets of my creative process in video content, providing a behind the scenes of some of my painting techniques. Each of these videos pairs with an artwork in the series, watch them and explore my creative process of digital creation bit by bit.

 
 
 

The Series

 

Prices

Big: 1189x891mm, archival pigment print on matte photo rag, edition of five. $1475 Framed, $900 Unframed.

Medium: 800x600mm, archival pigment print on matte photo rag, edition of ten. $750 Framed, $500 Unframed.

Small: 608x456mm, archival pigment print on matte photo rag, edition of twenty-five. $350 Framed, $250 Unframed.

 

The Videos

 
 

In conjunction with this exhibition I also worked with Creative Matters to run two, day long art workshops for children. They responded to the artwork in the gallery by creating paintings of their own after spending a morning experimenting with different techniques.