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Painting the Kimberley

I’ve just returned from a wonderful art tour of the Kimberley in the north of Western Australia, with Aussie Redback Tours and Melbourne artist and tutor Greg Allen.  We spent 11 days visiting, painting, walking, and photographing this amazing… Continue reading

Notes to Self and to You…

I love notes. I probably write a dozen notes a day, about all sorts of things, inspirational notes, appointment reminders, shopping lists, phone numbers, reminder to put the retic on or bring the washing in or put the bins out.… Continue reading

Unknown Land

“Unknown Land” is an exhibition currently on at the Art Gallery of WA, and if you haven’t been yet, I highly recommend that you do.  It features around 150 watercolour paintings, prints, and pencil sketches, created by the first… Continue reading

Peace for Animals

As you may know, one of my main wishes is peace for all animals, and I do whatever I can to promote the beauty in animals and ways we can be more animal-friendly.  Last year I set about creating… Continue reading

A Light Bulb Moment

This week a light bulb went off!  Not at home, but in my head.  I learned about what every artist should do and I think you should know too.  It’s actually something I’ve known all along but… Continue reading

What Do You Do on an Art Tour?

An art tour is not like a regular tour. And it's not like an art class that you go to on a weekly basis. It is much, much more than that. The excitement of an art tour begins from the day you book. Continue reading

Visiting Frida

As you may know, Frida Kahlo is one of my favourite artists of all time.  Well, last month I made a point of going to Sydney to see the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera art exhibition at the Art… Continue reading

Painter’s Slump – What to Do!

Have you ever had a painter's slump? Or artist's block? Or whatever else you might like to call it. It's when you want to paint, you want to create, but you just can't seem to get started. You have a little idea which you start on but it just doesn't feel right. Continue reading

Art Day Trip to Mundaring – Wed 09 March 2016

Spend a day at Mundaring - painting, exploring, photographing, and enjoying the day with like minded people. On the way home we'll visit the Mundaring Art Gallery and have a brief stop at the Mundaring Hotel for a well-earned drink before we go home. No tuition - paint and sketch as you please. Continue reading
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Painting the Kimberley

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Notes to Self and to You...

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