Light rises over this ancient seabed,

Colours bloom

In the vastness of luminous sky.

Nothing here, nothing missing.

Just smiling in the sunlight.


Paintings on paper made during an artist residency at Cafe Tissardmine in the Sahara Desert, Morocco.

Dawn - Sahara Desert 01 / oil on paper / 23x31cm



Dawn - Sahara Desert 02 / oil on paper / 23x31cm



Paintings by contemporary artist Helen Butler.
Oil painting on paper. Made during an artist residency at Cafe Tissardmine in the Sahara Desert, Morocco, in response to the dawn sky colours.

Dawn - Sahara Desert 03 / oil on paper / 23x31cm




Paintings by contemporary artist Helen Butler.
Oil painting on paper. Made during an artist residency at Cafe Tissardmine in the Sahara Desert, Morocco, in response to the dawn sky colours.

Dawn - Sahara Desert 04 / oil on paper / 23x31cm




Dawn - Sahara Desert 05 / oil on canvas / 23x31cm



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