Inspiration from the shadows of Gentileschi on porcelain vase

Researching and inspiration from the shadows of Gentileschi......this post is a continuation from The Journey of Destiny and Love and what I'm painting.  I briefly noted that I'm researching Artemisia Gentileschi for some new paintings on canvas and porcelain (completed porcelain towards the end of this post).  I am interested in the strength of her the ...

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The second post in a series about my trip to Thailand last year.  I've put together a video to share with you, the porcelain paintings and other arts I saw in Thailand. I've made a video about the trip (nothing flashy, I'm still experimenting with an i-phone app called Splice- despite the info on this site, this app works on my iphone 5). &nbs ...

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I started this porcelain painting We are Soldiers of Love, late last year, and finally finished it this week. I was largely inspired by the song "Soldier of Love" by Sade, for the theme of this painting.  The lyrics and the music have a lot of personal meaning and I'm using an abstract expressionist painting on a porcelain vase.  I am enjoying creating ...

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The challenge of abstract expressionist lustre on porcelain is where I am at.  For a long while I have wanted to use lustres to paint in as similar a style as I can to my acrylic work.  So, unlike acrylics where I have a first layer of colour to lay down first thinking (see here, here and here), which builds up to a certain level of what I see in my min ...

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Finally I have time to sit and write about my amazing week in Thailand last year.  During the 8-11 November 2012, I was invited as a guest artist by artist, Helga Jaermann (Painting Teacher at the Bangsai Arts and Crafts Centre, and notable master in porcelain painting for over 40 years), to exhibit my porcelain paintings at the Thailand International P ...

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