Peninsula Essence August 2020

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By Andrea Louise Thomas Photos Andrea Louise Thomas & Supplied

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atterns intrigue fine artist Gabrielle Young. “All of my art series are about patterns,” she says. Growing up and living on the Mornington Peninsula has been an endless source of inspiration and source material. “ The flora and fauna, raw back beaches, serene bay beaches, country roads and leafy lanes - I love figuring out the patterns in all of them,” she says.

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Living so near to the beach, Gabrielle has always been captivated by marine life. Seahorses and sea dragons bob in the deepest blues in her meticulously drawn pen and ink artworks. “I love to walk on the beach discovering shells and sea creatures. They all have beautiful patterns,” she says.

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