\Liberate Earth

  • Liberate Earth, Original Work, Acrylic on Canvas, 48 x 60

    Painting Notes:

    For many years I have created landscapes, but this year in 2021 I have passionately painted my first “earthscape,” as I have been researching the climate change crisis and our planet’s interconnected environments. My aim is to create a dynamic conversation, add to people’s understanding, and raise awareness regarding the impact of global warming. This acrylic painting uses symbols and colours to represent greenhouse gas emissions, melting glaciers, flooding, hurricanes, cyclones, tornadoes, the burning of fossil fuels, drought and wildfires, open pit mining, deforestation, coal and other causes and effects of climate change. These human based activities have impacted our forests, soils, wetlands, ice, oceans and lakes, where carbon is stored. Each one of us needs to work together to “Liberate Earth” and demand climate action in order to save our planet. We must dramatically reduce our carbon emissions around the world. I hope that this painting has the power to reach you, and that you continue the conversation.

    Here are some of the symbols that represent the causes and effects of climate change.  Every symbol is meaningful, and has a series of research notes, links, articles, videos, or stories on file, related to it and the area where it is found.

    City Emissions Boreal Forest

    Glacier Melt

    open pit mining
    City Grid with bubbles of particle car emissions

    Browning of the Boreal Forest

    Glacier Melt


    Open Pit


    Hazarous Waste


    Hazardous Waste


    Oil & Gas Drilling



    For further information and serious written inquiries about any of the above symbols reference material please contact me at dorothy.tinning@gmail.com
  • Early stages of the painting



    Working my way into the United States on my painting
    working into USA

    Working my way into the United States, East Coast

    USA East Coast

    Starting Central America
    South America

    Starting South America, Colombia
    SA Columbia

    Added the written message in the stars, "Hope"
  • For those who love the earth