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Art For Life
I first thought about becoming an artist when I was about 9 or 10 years of age. I grew up in the Perth Hills where there was a strong arts community, with people like Guy Grey-Smith, Robert Juniper, and George Haynes around. My parents were intereste
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Should We Or Shouldn’t We?
Observe, sketch, photograph, practice and plan. Blue wrens are frequent visitors to my garden, but I will never be able to capture their characteristic skips and flutters on paper. Instead, I look for a story in my painting; an element of narrative o
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Where the Waters Flow
I choose an image with a personal appeal. In this case I took a photo a few years ago on a visit to the South Island, New Zealand. I like the way the water twists and swerves around the rocks. I start with a mixture of Raw Umber and Prussian Blue sli