Monthly Archives: February 2011

ROCK DRAWING


I recently pulled this drawing of Anniversary Bay, from one of my folders and did some more work on it. It’s now complete and I’ve put it on my RedBubble site. This drawing of a group of rocks and two … Continue reading

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GARAGE SALE


Garage Sales are a traditional part of Australian culture and are no doubt viewed in the same way by many other countries. One doesn’t need an excuse for this type of sale, (usually at your own home), but we’re having … Continue reading

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DAN VILLIERS 2.


Dan Villiers’ landscapes are about light, softness and reverence. His work is very appealing due to its meditative qualities. Top: Boat Harbour – Follow the tiny stream to the ocean. A pristine, lonely landscape. Are you alone? Feel the breeze, … Continue reading

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DAVID LAKE 2.


David Lake’s subject portfolio is varied and this is well documented in his current exhibition Two Views, at Country Club Tasmania, in Launceston. No matter what he paints, David is a keen observer of detail, light and mood. Top: Bridge … Continue reading

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DAN VILLIERS 1.


Dan Villiers is an extremely competent pastel painter whose repertoire of subjects includes landscapes animals and the human body. Today I wish to feature two of his beautiful figurative works and on Thursday I will share with you some exciting … Continue reading

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DAVID LAKE 1.


David Lake is an acrylic painter whose work I admire. I have chosen 6 paintings from his current exhibition with pastel painter┬áDan Villiers, Two Views, at Country Club Tasmania, in Launceston. Top: Early Light – A wonderful relationship exists between … Continue reading

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TWO VIEWS


On Thursday night I had the pleasure of opening my 18th and last exhibition as curator of the Mezzanine Gallery at Country Club Tasmania, in Launceston. This exhibition features the work of local artists, David Lake and Dan Villiers. Over … Continue reading

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DIGITAL ART’S ACHILLES HEEL


A digital painting of leaves on a rainforest floor near Lake Barrington, Tasmania. At last weekend’s Water Ways Art Exhibition in Hobart I noticed two digital prints featuring fish. They were quite delightful, well executed and nicely framed. They ticked … Continue reading

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THE ART MARKET


In the late 1970s I painted quite large landscapes, usually on canvas up to 180 x 120 cm. People bought large work for their homes but alas, there’s little demand for such large scale work these days! Today’s featured work … Continue reading

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NEW ‘RUSTY MUG’


It’s less than 4 weeks before I head North to Cairns for 15 months. Between curating an art exhibition, writing 2 art reviews, packing and sorting, I have decided to re-visit my enamel mug. This version will be different from … Continue reading

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