As a child, Skye Anderson paints to escape from the isolation of the tiny rainforest town where she grows up. After moving to Brisbane to study art at university, Skye tries to get her paintings into a gallery. When a creepy art deader sells her work to stop her from exposing his sexual harassment, Skye uses the chance to fly to Paris and see the place that has hosted so many of the great masters of art world. Her stay in Paris is extended when she falls in love with another artist and decides to move into his studio. But Skye's talent is quickly recognised and her lover becomes bitter and jealous leading Skye to wonder what is so great about art and love after all?