This picture is part of the Big Picture Art Project!
Drawing by Sue Wellington
Country: SwedenThe Story behind my drawing:
This is a pine tree that I see basically every day in my daily walk through the forest in our outer suburb of Stockholm. I moved here 8 years ago from Melbourne, Australia for a relationship. I’m still here! Though it’s been challenging on every level. But exciting too.
I find that those trees, especially the pines, make me feel at home. So they’re really important to me emotionally. I see them as my friends and I try to render their individuality. It pains me that many of them appear to be dying. I feel people take pine trees for granted, so I try to honour them in my drawings and paintings. A memorial.My connection to #Vancouver or what Vancouver evokes to me:
One of my favourite tv shows is Smallville, which was filmed in Vancouver. As a result of this I always think of Vancouver fondly, as well as being on my list of places I'd love to visit.
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