Category: Artwork

Blue Hair Portrait Study

This is the second of two portrait studies completed over a couple of nights exploring opposing colour theory options. The first (and the subject of a previous post) being a limited palette of two...

Red Hair Portrait Study

This is the first of two portrait studies completed over a couple of nights exploring opposing colour theory options. The subject of this post created with a limited palette of two bright, contrasting colours...

Advaita

Advaita means nondual or “not two.” This oneness is a fundamental quality of everything. Everything is a part of and made of one nondual consciousness. Notice your fingers and the palm of your hand....

The Undoing

This is another of the quick painting studies I have been working on this year. The short time attributed to each allow the opportunity to experiment and throw caution to the wind in the...

Two Sides

Two born from and exist in the same world, effectively one and the same. A small, singular difference defining them as opposites in the eyes of many. Before them lies a pristine expanse, untouched...

Feather Crown

This year I’m determine to be more consistent with regular painting practice, with the focus on developing the mindset of enjoying the process rather than being too fixated on the final result. Instead of...

Life’s Drawing

Around three years ago, I decided that if I was ever going to get better at drawing the human figure, I was going to have to practice it a lot. The best way to...

Setting the Tone

Regular Life Drawing offers a fantastic opportunity to experiment with different materials, styles and methods of describing the subject. I’ll generally use charcoal on either bank paper or newsprint but recently I’ve tried doing...

Without You I’m Nothing

At what point does a solitary man become the focus for a captivated crowd? At what point does timber and wire become a vehicle for immersive sound? A burden perhaps, but not one shouldered...

Refresh at Mambray Creek

Over this past month I’ve scaled back my expectations on what I can actually achieve so as to give my mind a bit of a breather before ramping up to go again in the...