Is it the truth? A big learning curve

This is what I call a transition painting, between my last collection, Destiny and Love and the current Nature of Truth.   It was started about a year ago, and over time (as I am in the moments to work on it), am in different processes of what I can only understand to be vulnerability and a deeper awareness- further than what my knowledge seeks.  It has ...

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Which painting do you prefer?

I have been painting different etudes of lilacs, to find the right style to reflect my thinking around an inspiring quote by Maya Angelou.  In this post I'll share the stages of two paintings, so you can see how I approach building up my thinking and the colours to achieve certain expressions.  I think primarily through colour, and while most of my work ...

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A focus on contrast and value for lustre roses on porcelain

One of the most important elements of designing your work when creating mood, to communicate and idea or point of interest or to evoke a feeling from your work, is the use of contrast and value .  The focus on strong contrasts of light and dark in paintings is termed as Chiaroscuro, an Italian terms from the Renaissance where usually bold contrasts affe ...

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I make art to show my soul I am listening. Are you listening? Maybe you can't hear it clearly, or loudly enough... But I am listening and feeling everyday...pure bliss.   I can't find the reference of who wrote this, but I love this quote.   Does this quote inspire you? ...

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I was invited as a feature artist to the APAT exhibition in Sydney, October 2013, I taught some demonstrations there too, read more here.   This post records a little of my research information for the painting which I exhibited in the Art Deco theme section, I don't have much time to write a lot :) Here is a pic taken by artist Tony Johansen who I met ...

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