Wall Art Panels

Located in Fairfield College Community Marae, Te Aratiatia, Hamilton is a special feature to Te Ihorangi wharenui, the wall art panels made from particle board. They are on both sides covering the full length of the Heke and Tāhuhu. Each piece is cut out individualy forming three layers made up of thousands of small parts.


They are then meticulously painted by hand and then laminated.These pieces of wood combined with paint might be a form of wooden wall art, such as painted wood panels or wooden plaques. Wooden wall art is a popular form of home decor that can range from rustic and natural to bright and colorful.


The process of creating wooden wall art usually involves selecting pieces of wood, such as wooden planks or panels, and sanding them to remove any rough edges or splinters. Next, the artist or craftsman may prime the wood to create a smooth surface for the paint to adhere to. After this, the artist can then paint the design onto the wood using acrylic or oil paint, or they may use a combination of both.


The design can range from abstract and decorative to figurative and representational. Artists may also add additional elements to the piece, such as collage, decoupage, or other materials.

Wooden wall art is a versatile form of art that can be used to add color and interest to any room. It can be displayed on its own, or it can be combined with other forms of wall art to create a gallery wall.


Wooden wall art is also a great way to add a personal touch to your home or to celebrate your unique style.

Between the Poupou (carvings) are the extentions (heke tipi) that link poupou with the Heke.

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