It’s interesting looking back on progress shots I take of some of my paintings. Do you have any to share? While we are on the road with our caravan I am concentrating on my turtle paintings so when I return home I can go back to my seascapes and prepare for an exhibition. I’ve taken quite a few progress shots of my turtles and this week I would like to share “Ellie” with you. She is a large loggerhead turtle that laid her eggs in the walkway of the Beachside Caravan Park in Y
I love some of the art quotes on the internet! What is your favourite inspirational art quote? Here are some of my favourites ........ Creativity is contagious pass it on How true is this! Whenever I watch somebody else creating … I’m just itching to get started too :) Every Artist was first an amateur Don’t compare yourself to more experienced artists …. they have had many hours/years of practice to get where they are! A Musician must make music … I spent 7 years not paintin
I love seeing progress photos of another Artist’s work. Do you ever take progress shots? Due to the horrific weather conditions we are experiencing while in our caravan at Yeppoon, Queensland, I’m posting a step-by-step of a demonstration painting I had published in the Artist’s Palette magazine …. “Wet & Wild” …. which is exactly what it is here. 180mm of rain in less than 24hrs and gale force winds making the caravan rock so much I think I’ve got a bit of motion sickness!
These are some of my favourite art tools I have accumulated over the years. Do you have any favourites you would like to share? 1 Proportional Divider (PD) – This is definitely my most favourite art tool of all time! I am a bit of a perfectionist and paint in a realistic style. Before I came across the PD I used to use a ruler and calculator to make sure my work was accurate when enlarging an image onto my support. I still need to use this method from time-to-time for ve
Have you completed an Art Residency? How did you apply? Did you receive a grant? I am currently working on a series of turtle paintings in support of the Reef HQ Turtle Hospital in Townsville, Queensland. In order to complete these works I have been granted permission to use the beautiful turtle images of Brisbane photographer, Colin Davis, and Daintree Eco Tour company, Ocean Safari, as reference material in support of this great cause. I appreciate the time and dedication (