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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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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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BRAVE BRICKS


  During my last visit to the Brave Art Gallery at Longford, I went for a walk outside the building to photograph some of the very old bricks that form one of its side walls. I have short-listed 5 that … Continue reading

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ABSTRACTS IN OILS


This past week has been quite momentous for me art-wise. I’ve decided to change the direction(s) of my work and after a lot of soul-searching I have devised a plan that I think will not only work, but result in … Continue reading

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BUSHFIRE


On Monday I bought some canvases and oil paints in readiness for my ‘return’ to oil painting. This is a momentous decision considering my ‘loyalty’ to coloured pencils (22 years). But it’s time for a change and a change it … Continue reading

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MOOD SWINGS: JENNY SAYER


Over the next few days I will be reviewing one painting from each of the three artists who are currently on show at the Mezzanine Gallery, Country Club Tasmania, in Launceston. Today’s featured painting is by Jenny Sayer. Wake, is … Continue reading

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