This diptych was inspired by sculpted branches on a pedestal - reminiscent of a Bonsai arrangement. The background is cream with highly textured brown branches - the base panel is a deep rich terra cotta. By combining heavier texture and natural colours, I wanted to create realistic branches on a neutral background. The branches resemble a low relief sculpture. The painting consists of two asymmetrical canvases which hang independently of each other. The lower canvas also has a softly textured background. Hardware and hanging instructions as well as a Certificate of Authenticity are included.