A day out

We had a wonderful day trip down the Tasman peninsula this week for a spot of photography and some snorkeling. Our first stop was at Remarkable Cave at low tide . This is a double entrance sea cave with spectacular views out to sea through one of the entrances. Next stop the Tessalated Pavement which … More A day out

Some travel art….

Here’s a few paintings and sketches I’ve done this trip…. I’ve enjoyed every one! This is a small palette knife painting in acrylics. I like the touch of colour amongst the green here. Lot’s of wonderful rocks I tried to capture with the palette knife again. Spent a few hours on this one and didn’t … More Some travel art….

Transparency

Some things are easier than others when it comes to painting and trying to get water to look transparent is not one of those easy things. Still – I ‘m fairly pleased with my latest painting – I think I’ve managed to settle the seaweed under the water . I could find fault but today … More Transparency

Today’s painting

With only 3.5 weeks to go until my exhibition time is flying and I’m madly painting. This is today’s acrylic on canvas which I’m pretty happy with.  Just loved the light the day I took the reference photos and feel I’ve managed to capture the morning magic.

Cutting it fine.

I’m heading off to Newcastle to visit my father-in-law tomorrow and have just about finished my “to do” list. This post is the last thing left ( besides putting my jammies in the bag). One of the jobs has been nagging me all week. I entered 5 paintings in a charity art exhibition for next … More Cutting it fine.

What tomorrow brought.

After a very frustrating morning dealing with a courier over a UK delivery gone wrong I threw myself into finishing yesterdays painting …. and here it is. I ‘m pleased with the distant boat  as it gives some perspective and I like the hint of white against all that blue and green. But I’m not sure if … More What tomorrow brought.