Monthly Archives: October 2009

DIGITAL ART Part 4.


Window Art 2009 – Digital Image Art and Photography  have never been closer than they are today and digital technology can take the credit. There are so many options available that art  is constantly changing and artists are changing (and … Continue reading

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GILLEM REID


A week ago I opened an exhibition of acrylic paintings by Southern Tasmanian artist Gillem Reid. Gillem is my auntie and it’s wonderful having another artist in the family! I have included a selection of the work on display. Gillem’s … Continue reading

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DIGITAL ART Part 3.


I bought myself a drawing tablet which enabled me to draw my images straight to my computer without the need for scanning work drawn on paper. My work got simpler and more three-dimensional. Both drawings featured today are a comment … Continue reading

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DIGITAL ART Part 2.


The second phase of my drawing/digital art saw the removal of outlines. I prefer the clean look of colour on colour, something that is a strength of digital art. All three of toady’s images feature a lake, one with water, … Continue reading

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DIGITAL ART Part 1.


Digital art covers a broad spectrum of computer-related imagery and later in the week I will offer some opinions on its definition and value (indeed place) in the world of art. Today’s images are examples of my earliest attempts to … Continue reading

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FINDING THE RIGHT MEDIUM Part 4.


Eldon Range, West Coast 1978 Acrylic on canvas   125 x 95 cm Acrylic Days In the late 1970s, I produced a lot of acrylic paintings. I loved the medium because it was fast-drying and easy to apply. I painted … Continue reading

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FINDING THE RIGHT MEDIUM Part 3.


This chalk pastel drawing is of Mount Wellington, Hobart, at sunrise. Chalk pastels followed oil pastels in my ‘drawing journey’. I love their ability to rapidly cover an area. The colours are sensitive and very applicable to the Tasmanian landscape. … Continue reading

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