Exhibition Opening Oct 12: Five Colours Blue

Posting on the eve of hanging our art group's upcoming exhibition: Five Colours Blue, which will be on show at The Art House in Wyong. See exhibition details and a sneak preview of some of the works I will be including.

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Exhibition: ‘As in a Mirror’

I am part of a group of artists who have been exhibiting on the Central Coast and in Newcastle since 2007. Our exhibition As in a Mirror - opens at…

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Water Lines – Pen & ink – Part IV

Welcome to the final segment of Water Lines - Pen & ink; a post series showing my work from a group exhibition in December. Today, I want to introduce you to the Garnet Hill - a four masted steel barque with a (to me) special history.

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Water Lines – Pen & ink – Part III

Welcome to part three of Water Lines - Pen & ink - a virtual tour of artworks I recently showed in a group exhibition. Meet the Orcas, the sailors up the mast rounding Cape Horn, and of course, no ship is fully crewed without a cat at the helm ...

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Water Lines – Pen & ink – Part II
Seeking Refuge - pen & ink drawing

Water Lines – Pen & ink – Part II

Continuing from my previous post, here is part two of my artworks from the recent group exhibition Water Lines. A journey in pen and ink; exploring rough seas, sails and the sighting of new land ...

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Water Lines – Pen & Ink – Part I

Over the next few posts I will be showing my artworks from the recent group exhibition: Water Lines. These ten pen & ink drawings explore my love of oceans, waves and ships. Beginning Onboard James Craig; a fully restored tall ship, part of the Sydney Heritage Fleet, which inspired several of my drawings - I hope you enjoy :)

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Water Lines – exhibition wrap
Framed ink drawings in exhibition Waterlines

Water Lines – exhibition wrap

My last post was all about the beginnings of a new body of work; oil paintings and ink drawings for an exhibition about Water...  A lot has happened since then :) Moving…

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Bring out the Oils … and Hoist the Sails

The humble beginnings of a new body of work, for an exhibition about Water. In this post I also delve into the past, where seafaring adventures and events are a huge source of inspiration in my art, and fuel my ongoing fascination with sailing ships and the ocean.

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The Ocean and a Tall Ship for Inspiration

On the weekend I spent the day with the family on board a tall ship; it was a wonderful experience given to us by lovely parents :) The James Craig is the…

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Sketchbook update March 2014

One should try one's best to not throw the baby out with the bathwater... however, at times attention may be temporarily diverted for a split second, where it suddenly seems…

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Illustrated pre-Christmas Wrap

It has been a busy busy time lately, which unfortunately has led to a terrible decline in posts. To remedy this slightly, here's a little wrap of what's been happening…

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Friday line-drawing of kids

With school holidays prompting a slight break from the Tarot project, it's been nice to spend some sunny hours drawing with the kids at the kitchen table :)  Today I…

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Drawing Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr as Sherlock - pen & ink drawing

Drawing Robert Downey Jr

I love the Sherlock Holmes movies with Robert Downey Jr. They're a real treat to watch with great actors and fast paced stories told with plenty of humour, fabulous music…

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