Tagged: acrylic

Stu and Evie

This is another painting I had promised to get done by Christmas and with the sudden constriction of time that always happens around the end of the year, (always a shock despite it being...

Jo and Softee

With last year tearing towards its timely end, the usual panic around buying Christmas presents, work clients expecting miracles to be performed and the extended family getting all its ducks in a row for...

Catch the Sun

Some friends of ours returned from a three month driving and camping holiday down the east coast of Australia and spoke of how they had been hoping to buy a piece of art during...

Coda Value Study

They say a dog is a man’s best friend. Well Coda was my best mates best friend and by extension I was pretty close to the little fella also – maybe like that uncle...

Self Portrait Value Study

It has been a little while since I cracked out a self portrait. Ideas for value study practice have been a little thin on the ground so why not kill two birds with one...

Jimi Hendrix Value Study

While brainstorming ideas for additional monochromatic value study practice, I had a thought about painting some of the things that have shaped me throughout life. Playing guitar and writing music was a pretty prolific...

Skull Cap Value Study

This painting is based on an image I had saved in my “images to paint when I’m out of ideas but need something to practice painting” folder (working title). I was in a mood...

Almond Blossom at Templers

My wife’s father recently sold up the family property out Barossa Valley way for a sea change down south. An intrinsic element of the property was a row of almond trees that lined the...

Wave Value Study

Years ago I taught myself how to surf (albeit badly) and always loved the power and the seemingly nonchalant grace of a perfectly breaking wave. As I bobbed up and down on my board...

Waiting Value Study

This value study is based on a random image from the web that resonated with me enough to save it onto an inspiration file on my computer. I wanted to see if I could...