Geology and landform

Karst Country: Blue Waterholes 3

Phil's approach to landscape art comes from a scientific understanding of geology, landform, soils and vegetation. However, there are divergences between a scientific viewpoint and an artistic viewpoint.

Geology is the foundation of any landscape, just as a vertebrate skeleton defines the basic morphology of a human. Dynamic agents such as climate and vegetation work over time, interacting with the geological foundation, to produce the landscapes we see and admire.

A number of series of Myopic Landscapes paintings capture the intimate relationship between geology and landform, including the:

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