Navy Shimmer

Artwork Description

This stunning wall art is a print of an original mixed-media creation by Petra Meikle de Vlas, an Australian artist who draws inspiration from the waters surrounding her home near the magnificent Great Barrier Reef. This jaw-dropping abstract aerial view seascape entitled Navy Shimmer would be the talking point in any space be it home or office.

Petra produces mixed media artworks in her studio by the coast. She doesn’t typically follow traditional art techniques and instead has developed her own methods that mimic the appearance of reefs and the ocean. For instance, the texture is created using exposed rocks and reefs, while liquid paint represents the water. A spray bottle is used to simulate the force of nature, such as rain, while the hairdryer represents the wind. The blowtorch represents the sun while tilting the board in different directions represents the tide. Petra is constantly experimenting with new techniques and tools to learn and improve her craft. Petra creates dynamic compositions that attract and repel with the chemistry of the pigments she utilises, resulting in stunning formations. Each artwork may have several layers, beginning with the base layer of poured paint.

You can find these breathtaking artworks in our Surf, Ocean, and Seascapes Category here. This is one of our most popular art categories that features a variety of surfer art, waves, beaches, oceans lakes and seascapes, the art within the collection ranges from lighthouses at sunset to yachts right through to eye-catching crashing waves to beach canvas prints and even some gorgeous seashell painting prints. This Ocean themed art range is perfect for those looking for some inspiration we have also included some great surfing art with quotes from famous surfers.

As with all our art on this website, this product is available in a variety of formats, the most popular being the stretched canvas print & framed prints, however, the product can also be bought as a rolled canvas (no support frame), paper printwall decal (wall sticker) and floating frame (our most premium product combining a canvas print and a framed print).

Product Details
Art Type

Floating Frame, Framed Paper Print, Paper Prints, Rolled Canvas Print (No Frame), Stretched Canvas Print, Wall Decal (Removable Wall Sticker)

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    The Blue Horizon Difference

  • All Australian orders for Art are Hand Made in Noosa, Australia (*International orders are printed overseas)
  • We use 100% Cotton, textured canvas NOT the cheaper plastic looking, Poly-Cotton
  • Free image manipulation such as removing red-eye, straightening horizons and lightening the image if needed
  • Art is delivered ready to hang on the wall, straight to your door
  • Carefully bubble wrapped and boxed to prevent damage in transit
  • Free choice of 6 wrapping types
  • Every canvas print is stretched by hand on a thick, 1.5” quality kiln-dried pine wood stretcher frame
  • Protected with invisible spray UV laminate against fading in the harsh Australian climate, our art shouldn’t fade for up to 70 years!
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