Monthly Archives: April 2013

figs – from drawing to oil

The concept for this post is to show the progression from this drawing (about A4 size)  which was followed by a large oil based on it in a square rather than rectangular format.   in between the drawing and the big oil … Continue reading

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A transcription

In 2004/5 I started to work  on a series of paintings – transcriptions from woodblock prints by artists such as Utamaro, usually of bijinga or “beautiful women”.  I took a snap of one such painting when I saw it again in Adelaide … Continue reading

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Semaphore Kite festival

I went to the Semaphore kite festival in South Australia a week or so ago.  I was struggling with a drawing board in the wind and it was a wonder I didn’t have my watercolour join the kites in the … Continue reading

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