Thursday, August 17, 2017

It's been a while...

Hi! It's been a while since I posted on this blog, but I have not been idle. I have ramped up my painting since completing my Degree in Fine art ad Visual Culture in 2016, and have been working on a couple of projects.
The big one is what I am calling 'Looking Up'. How often do we walk around looking at either the ground or at eye level? How often do we just stand and look up? I have been doing a lot of looking up lately, mostly into the canopies of our magnificent Australian trees. Standing at the base, close to the trunk, looking up into the canopy, one can really appreciate the way these trees grow and spread towards the sun.
Over the next few posts I will include images of the paintings I have created that focus on this idea. I hope you enjoy seeing them as much as I have enjoyed painting them.
Here's one to start with:

This one is called simply "Canopy", it is 101x76cm, acrylics on canvas.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Next in series

This is the next and final in this series based on my favourite lounge chair.  This time I only used my fingers to apply the paint in a numbers of layers.

Friday, March 29, 2013

New work

Here's a series I've been working on, developing a theme.
This is my comfy chair, where I sit and relax, crochet, watch TV and use my iPad.
Everyone in the house knows this is mum's chair and vacates when I need it.
I started with some monochromatic studies and developed from there.  I was trying out different application techniques and gradually working my way to a more abstract representation.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Small Abstracts

I have been working on a series of small abstracts.  Each is 30x30cm, acrylics.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

New work

Deep dish noodlefry

acrylics on canvas

I had a lot of fun doing this one.  Hope you like it.  It's such a zany piece, hence the zany title.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Spirit Fragments

acrylics on canvas

I think this one has a feathery look to it, soft and gentle.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Spindrift and monsoon

New work. Acrylics on canvas, 91 x 61 cm.
This one reminds me of wild weather blowing into the harbour from the sea, hence the name Spindrift and monsoon.