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Abstract Paintings (28)

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Boabs in the Kimberleys
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BOABS IN THE KIMBERLEYS
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Landscape
Painted: 2015
Price unframed: $1,500 (SOLD)
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
200.0cm wide x 80.0cm high
(78.7" wide x 31.5" high)
Artist's comments:
"This was commissioned in 2015. Similar paintings may be ordered in any size to suit. Please contact the artist for a price."
 
Blue Agate Creek
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BLUE AGATE CREEK
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract
Painted: 2016
Price unframed: $1,200
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
153.0cm w x 61.0cm h x 4.0cm
(60.2" w x 24.0" h x 1.6")
 
 

 

Ocean Sunset
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OCEAN SUNSET
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Sea and beach
Painted: 2014
Price unframed: $900 (SOLD)
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
122.0cm wide x 91.0cm high
(48.0" wide x 35.8" high)
Artist's comments:
"Abstract of colourful waves carefully executed in spots on an ocean at sunset. A harmony of shades and shapes."
 
Development
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DEVELOPMENT
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Contemporary
Painted: 2016
Price unframed: $850
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
122.0cm w x 90.0cm h x 4.0cm
(48.0" w x 35.4" h x 1.6")
 
 

 

Ocean Current 2
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OCEAN CURRENT 2
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Animals, Sea and beach
Painted: 2014
Price unframed: $840
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
122.0cm wide x 91.0cm high
(48.0" wide x 35.8" high)
Artist's comments:
"Abstract wavy shapes depict ocean currents flowing along. Can you see the fish? The subtle changes in colours reflect the underwater shades."
 
Shadows on Noosa River
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SHADOWS ON NOOSA RIVER
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Contemporary, Sea and beach, Stylised
Painted: 2016
Price framed: $650
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on framed
76.0cm w x 51.0cm h x 5.0cm
(29.9" w x 20.1" h x 2.0")
Artist's comments:
"A stylised abstract of Noosa River, framed in a simple white surround (not shown)."
 
 

 

Under the Sea
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UNDER THE SEA
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Animals, Contemporary, Sea and beach
Painted: 2018
Price framed: $650 (SOLD)
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
122.0cm w x 92.0cm h x 4.0cm
(48.0" w x 36.2" h x 1.6")
Artist's comments:
"A colourful abstract using shapes of sea animals combined with wave-like movement across the canvas."
 
Kimberley Sunset
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KIMBERLEY SUNSET
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Landscape
Painted: 2015
Price unframed: POA (SOLD)
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
122.0cm w x 91.0cm h x 3.5cm
(48.0" w x 35.8" h x 1.4")
Artist's comments:
"SOLD, but artist will create a similar painting just for you. Please contact. The heat of the Kimberleys is felt as the setting sun drips surreally onto the boabs."
 
 

 

Opal Stream
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OPAL STREAM
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract
Painted: 2013
Price framed: $495
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
75.0cm wide x 60.0cm high
(29.5" wide x 23.6" high)
Artist's comments:
"Multi-coloured opal-like shapes swirl around blue islands like a stream, giving this painting movement as well as a burst of colour. The size includes the wooden black frame."
 
Reef Abstract
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REEF ABSTRACT
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Animals, Sea and beach
Painted: 2013
Price unframed: $490
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
60.0cm wide x 51.0cm high
(23.6" wide x 20.1" high)
Artist's comments:
"Colourful abstract design inspired by reef creatures."
 
 

 

Wet Season
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WET SEASON
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Landscape
Painted: 2015
Price unframed: $485
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
76.0cm w x 61.0cm h x 3.5cm
(29.9" w x 24.0" h x 1.4")
Artist's comments:
"A modern stylised Australian landscape capturing the wet season's brilliant colours and patterns."
 
Coral Trout
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CORAL TROUT
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Contemporary, Sea and beach
Painted: 2016
Price unframed: $450
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
61.0cm w x 51.0cm h x 4.0cm
(24.0" w x 20.1" h x 1.6")
 
 

 

Noosa Sunset
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NOOSA SUNSET
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Animals, Sea and beach
Painted: 2015
Price unframed: $450
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
60.0cm wide x 45.0cm high
(23.6" wide x 17.7" high)
Artist's comments:
"Modern impressionist painting of pelicans watching the setting sun at Noosa."
 
Bio Mechanics
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BIO MECHANICS
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract
Painted: 2014
Price unframed: $430
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Mixed media and collage on canvas
50.0cm w x 40.0cm h x 3.5cm
(19.7" w x 15.7" h x 1.4")
Artist's comments:
"Influenced by colourful micro-organisms as they form patterns under the microscope. Painted in acrylics and pastels. Similar paintings may be ordered in different colour schemes."
 
 

 

Green Shoal
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GREEN SHOAL
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Animals, Sea and beach
Painted: 2015
Price unframed: $360
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on
30.0cm w x 50.0cm h x 4.0cm
(11.8" w x 19.7" h x 1.6")
Artist's comments:
"A modern abstract painting of a colourful shoal of fish."
 
Vortex
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VORTEX
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract
Painted: 2013
Price unframed: $360
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
30.0cm w x 24.0cm h x 1.5cm
(11.8" w x 9.4" h x 0.6")
Artist's comments:
"A small but intricate abstract of fish-like shapes disappearing down into a black vortex. Outer colours are blues, changing to reds and yellows as they become smaller and smaller..."
 
 

 

Microcosmos
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MICROCOSMOS
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract
Painted: 2013
Price unframed: $350 (SOLD)
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
50.0cm wide x 40.0cm high
(19.7" wide x 15.7" high)
Artist's comments:
"Commissions for a similar painting may be ordered in your chosen size."
 
Underwater Puzzle
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UNDERWATER PUZZLE
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Contemporary, Sea and beach
Painted: 2016
Price unframed: $350
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on wood
30.0cm w x 50.0cm h x 4.0cm
(11.8" w x 19.7" h x 1.6")
 
 

 

Coral Garden
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CORAL GARDEN
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Animals, Sea and beach
Painted: 2013
Price unframed: $340
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
45.0cm wide x 60.0cm high
(17.7" wide x 23.6" high)
Artist's comments:
"A colourful reef abstract showing coral flower beds, and reef creatures."
 
Seahorse
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SEAHORSE
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Animals, Contemporary, Sea and beach
Painted: 2015
Price unframed: $340 (SOLD)
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
40.0cm w x 50.0cm h x 3.5cm
(15.7" w x 19.7" h x 1.4")
 
 

 

Shell
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SHELL
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Sea and beach
Painted: 2013
Price unframed: $295
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
45.0cm w x 45.0cm h x 1.5cm
(17.7" w x 17.7" h x 0.6")
Artist's comments:
"A delicately patterned design of a nautilus shell shape."
 
Ocean
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OCEAN
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Sea and beach
Painted: 2014
Price unframed: $290
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
50.0cm wide x 41.0cm high
(19.7" wide x 16.1" high)
Artist's comments:
"An abstract of ocean waves and currents, punctuated with bubbly patterns of dots and swirls. May be purchased on its own, or as a diptych with its sister painting - "Reef" - a similar artwork of the same size on this site."
 
 

 

Reef
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REEF
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Sea and beach
Painted: 2014
Price unframed: $290
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
50.0cm wide x 41.0cm high
(19.7" wide x 16.1" high)
Artist's comments:
"An abstract painting inspired by the reef. Turquoise water is washed with white coral strands and tiny reef shells and creatures."
 
Sea Urchins
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SEA URCHINS
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Animals, Sea and beach
Painted: 2013
Price unframed: $275
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
45.0cm wide x 45.0cm high
(17.7" wide x 17.7" high)
Artist's comments:
"A very textured abstract painting of pastel-coloured sea urchin shells. The little bumps on the shells stick up from the canvas like cake icing!"
 
 

 

Alone
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ALONE
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Nude, People
Painted: 2015
Price unframed: $270
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
45.0cm w x 60.0cm h x 3.5cm
(17.7" w x 23.6" h x 1.4")
Artist's comments:
"Colourful nude."
 
Stretching the Imagination
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STRETCHING THE IMAGINATION
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract
Painted: 2013
Price unframed: $260
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
122.0cm wide x 61.0cm high
(48.0" wide x 24.0" high)
Artist's comments:
"A modern take influenced by Oceanic indigenous patterns."
 
 

 

Ocean current 1
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OCEAN CURRENT 1
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Animals, Sea and beach
Painted: 2013
Price unframed: $230
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
30.0cm wide x 25.0cm high
(11.8" wide x 9.8" high)
Artist's comments:
"Threads of ocean currents weave their way across the canvas with a shoal of fish."
 
Shells at High Tide
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SHELLS AT HIGH TIDE
Artist: Barbara McDonald
Art form: Painting
Genre: Abstract, Sea and beach
Painted: 2014
Price unframed: $230
Freight: free within Australia
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
30.0cm wide x 25.0cm high
(11.8" wide x 9.8" high)
Artist's comments:
"Delicate strands of small white dots form wave-like shapes with shell-like objects between them."
 
 

 

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