Monthly Archives: August 2014

Portrait of Karen 2

I took another photo of this portrait and thought it apt to note the use of forms within it and the use of overpatterning:

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Camelias in the garden

We put espaliered Camelias along the fence on guide wires at a previous house.  I took an element of  the Camelias on the wire and worked it up on the shaped canvas, using it as a field. Why do I … Continue reading

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Tidal River ink and wash

I am geting ready to go to Wilson’s Prom again next month and found an image of the mouth of Tidal river I did last year- lots of white space in it:  

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David Schilling, Double bass

A few years ago I drew David when playing with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.  I then did a painting (in the portfolio) from this drawing, as I like the merger of instrument with body of a musician.  This is what … Continue reading

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