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On My Easel

Currently on my easel are a couple paintings inspired by the magnificent landscapes of Kakadu and Arnhem Land. Both paintings are acrylic on stretched canvases. The first is a sunset and smoke from the back burning intensified the colours. Although the actual landscape had dense foliage I chose to focus on the simplicity of a…
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Published: 10-10-2023


Holidays with family and friends are always so special. The two paintings on my easels at the moment are from an afternoon walk we took during our holiday in The Dandenongs, Victoria, last Christmas. … note to self re middle photo, ‘when walking, get one’s breath first before taking a photo’, LOL! Fortunately the second…
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Published: 5-04-2023

en plein air

Early in Jun I enrolled in a few courses with The University of the Third Age on Sunshine Coast. Two courses are for health and fitness with my husband, the third is for my love of en plein air sketching and painting. Our group meets twice a month and I am discovering some very picturesque…
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Published: 25-08-2022

Series: Water Birds and their Environment

As the Title suggests, my new series of artworks will be water birds. Unlike some of my other bird paintings of a bird close-up, these will be portrayed within their environment, whether natural or migratory. Over the years my cameras have taken me to wetlands, beaches, rivers, and lakes, to name a few sites. I…
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Published: 10-09-2021

Book Binding

I’ve been working on a small Artist’s Book the last few days or so. The artwork is from an old sketchbook, an en plain air graphite sketch I did while holidaying on South Stradbroke Island, back in the early ninties. I had the sketch copied to acetate at the time for another project. A couple…
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Published: 3-05-2021
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