“Found Myself Dreaming…”

"Found Myself Dreaming" 21" x 8.5" mixed media on Fabriano Artistico paper. Layers of ink, acrylic, water soluble crayon, pencil, and charcoal with a mix of brushes and tools. There were moments of 'ugly' in the process as there are for many paintings - you just have to keep going and see where the responses... Continue Reading →

Joining with the Landscape…follow up

So I am back from the studio with a full day behind me and definitely feeling re-connected with my local landscape and my art practice. As you can see from the process shots my starting point was tones of yellow but for some reason; the sun and a little spring gardening, this piece has definitely... Continue Reading →

Joining with the Landscape…

For the past week or so I have not painted, I have been framing and wrapping and preparing for an exhibition this coming weekend. I am now convinced that there is a direct relation between the act of mark making and depicting the landscape and the emotion of feeling it's presence in my life. For... Continue Reading →

The Charm of Charcoal…II

Thoroughly enjoying this time of exploration with charcoal. This is the second image in this series featuring the local Horowhenua landscape. The first post can be found here... Charcoal is applied over the top of washed charcoal, erased back and re-applied. Approximately 14" x 6 " on Fabriano Artistico 300gsm hot pressed paper is proving... Continue Reading →

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