Here are three paintings from my current exhibition at Western River Cove, Kangaroo Island. Winding down, Western River Cove Along the north coast on the western end of the island, the roads are unsealed. The surface is usually reddish and in wet weather the roadside puddles are bright orange to ochre in colour. The approach … More Kangaroo Island Art Feast
What do you want your paintings to say and do?
These paintings were going to be called KI Colours (1&2). My vision was of acid green biting into the aquamarine of the sea. The low bushes pinned by the wind to the coastline are shades of warm green with yellowish highlights. I have a strong memory of standing at Remarkable Rocks and seeing orange lichen … More Pennington Bay, Kangaroo Island
Originally posted on Kangaroo Island Art Feast 2013:
The South Australian Minister for the Arts, the Hon John Hill MP, will open Kangaroo Island Art Feast on Friday 28 September – that’s less than two weeks away. Minister Hill visited Art Feast privately last year and managed to visit 11 venues in two days. He was…
That sounds like a threat. It’s not meant to be, I am talking to myself today (and you are listening in)! Blogging has changed my life. It has crept in, not taken over but…it has spidery tentacles. Things have already changed. Saturdays have changed. Mondays, Tuesdays and all the other days have changed. Every day … More Things are going to change around here!
How do you describe a wave or an almost-wave in paint? To represent the sense of surge and the associated feeling it is important to portray water with some accuracy. Sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? Or nearly impossible. Accurate water! Here are some photographs, the second of which I have been working from recently. . If … More Waves, water movement and paint
Maurice Sapiro is one of the first bloggers I connected with when seascapes aus began back in March this year. I think his work is sublime – lovely to look at and fascinating to look into. Here is a recent example: Nocturne. A clip from Maurice Sapiro’s bio at on the easel – Fascinated by … More Spotlight on Maurice Sapiro