Belonging, Painting by Murray Charteris


Well after a weekend of locking myself in the studio, I have finally finished Belonging. This painting took a while, mostly due to changing my mind several times about some of the elements of the picture. While the overall theme stayed the same the painting took over and took me into a journey that I wasn’t expecting. Sometimes better ideas come along as you paint.

This is the 3rd painting in the Athyrium series, about life, growth and nurturing. Athyrium once again shows tenderness and caring for the small and often forgotten creatures of her forest. Nothing is to be taken for granted.

To see a video interview that explains more about the “Athyrium” series and how this painting fits in, click here.

This painting is 150cm tall x 75 wide and is available for purchase below as a limited edition of only 250 full sized canvas prints.

2 replies
  1. Ariane
    Ariane says:

    OMG!! I love it! This is amazing! I love the attention to detail, the water drops coming down her face is a beautiful touch.


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