Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012: My Blog Review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 220,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about … Continue reading

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GOALS FOR 2013


Putting on a Brave Face 60 x 40 cm ¬† ¬†Prismacolors on pastel board This is the first of 2 paintings for an exhibition in my home town of Launceston to be held next May. The theme of my work … Continue reading

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2012 IN REVIEW


It’s that time of the year when one looks back on the past 12 months and does an ‘art stocktake’. I returned to my home on March 18, after 12 months on the Australian mainland, 8 months of my time … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS GREETINGS


  I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.   Thanks for your support throughout the year and I hope 2013 is a time of good health, happiness and creativity for everyone. Richard    

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ROCK FACE


Today’s featured painting is actually a portrait that I’m currently working on in between bouts of oil painting. This is the first of two entries that I’m contributing to a major exhibition in my home city of Launceston next May. … Continue reading

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OIL PAINTING


  Top: The Derwent River at Dunrobin   Below: Highland Morning   Long, long ago, around 30 years in fact, oil painting was my preferred medium before pastel and coloured pencil.   On Monday I set up part of my … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT LANDSCAPE


Northern Midlands Landscape 80 x 40 cm ¬† Prismacolor pencils on pastel board   Is it an abstract or is it a landscape? Can it be both. My ‘Brick’ series is really starting to head in exciting directions. Over the … Continue reading

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