Monthly Archives: July 2011

the swinging baton….

Elizabeth sang with the Victoria Chorale for a few years and I watched and listened to performances with sketch book in hand, pencil gliding in something not quite resembling the beat across the pages.  Val Pyers was the conductor, a facinating charismatic presence … Continue reading

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a languid Guest

my archibald entry of 2010 was a portrait of the Hon. Paul Guest QC, a retired Family Court Judge and a three time olympian.  The image is of him seated in a chair with a languid physical presence.  That’s the subject … Continue reading

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la belle ferroniere

I read a few years ago of the sale of a purported Leonardo ,  alleged to be a version of the painting in the Louvre, held by an American which came into his family with his french war bride as … Continue reading

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Hazards, Freycinet 2009

The painting in the portfolio is of the range of the hazards on the Freycinet peninsula in Tasmania.  It is based on a small watercolour and ink drawing (above) I did from the lookout point to wineglass bay across to … Continue reading

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