Tag Archives: art materials

RESURRECTING A PAINTING


After 16 years in my studio it’s time for a ‘Spring clean’. I have 2 small rooms (and part of our garage) that are full of my exploits, trials, tribulations, and successes. My artistic exploits have emerged from drawers, folders, … Continue reading

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VIVA LA DIFFERENCE!


Northern Tasmanian Landscape DNA 2. Prismacolors on pastel board   80 x 40 cm There’s a lot more to art than meets the eye of an art patron, or anyone who visits a gallery, for that matter. Artists aren’t small … Continue reading

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WHY JOIN AN ART GROUP?


Members of the Launceston Art Society at a workshop I conducted earlier in the year. Being an artist can be a lonely existence. One usually works in isolation and the only feedback you get about your work is when you … Continue reading

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PAYING COMMISSION 3.


The Great Western Tiers from Rosevale, Tasmania. What are the responsibilities of art galleries? One of my friends is having an exhibition later in the year. The gallery where he will be showing his work asked him to curate the … Continue reading

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WHAY ARE ART MATERIALS SO EXPENSIVE? Part 2.


My friend Tomas from Lithuania, commented on my Blog the other day about artists having to give up working because they couldn’t afford art materials. I’m sure this does happen and that is very sad. There is a big difference … Continue reading

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WHY ARE ART MATERIALS SO EXPENSIVE? Part 1.


The cost of living continues to rise and artists are not immune from price rises. Sales tax is an unfortunate burden that we all must experience, but why are art prices so high and getting higher? Living on the island … Continue reading

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