Tagged: painting

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....

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...

The Value of Studies

To me, value (or the level of light and dark) draws me in and has a greater descriptive impact in an image than what colour seems to alone. I’m not sure where this originated...

Undisturbed

Gouache is an interesting medium that I’ve never had much to do with in the past. The Watts Atelier curriculum sees a phase of gouache painting before any progression on to oils. It is...

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...