Into the Pond
Johanna Elbe

Into the Pond



Title: Into the Pond
Year: 2021
Size: 80x100 cm
Technique: Mixed media on canvas.
(The artwork has been gradually built up in a number of thin acrylic layers. Fragments from nature are picked up and the expression is peeled off until the painting has captured the essence of the chosen element it interprets.)

”Off the beaten track you might find her. Hidden from the world, like you’ve stepped into a magical landscape, she offers you a ticket to tranquility. She is impossible to leave without quietly sitting down, soaking in her remarkable beauty. What would happen if you deviated from your pre-planned paths to see what this wonder of nature has to teach you about life?”