May 31, 2009

Today a sketch


I visited Venice on Jan 1... it was the coldest I have ever been. There was snow everywhere, and sleet was blowing in from the ocean. But still, a beautiful city. I can't wait to go back, maybe when its warmer.

May 28, 2009

I have started on a 'small works' project using these watercolour paintings. I painted them last winter while staying in a lodge in Perisher. (In the Australian ski fields.) So far I have used Bondcrete to glue them to canvas, and seal their surface. Then I'll paint over them with oils, and add found objects such as ski tickets, gum leaves and the like.






May 9, 2009

Expresso Lane


I have been working on this painting for most of the day. Its 6.45pm and I'll stop now. We are going out to dinner, and I'd better clean up. As usual, I'll be smelling of turps!

Stage 15 Mountains

Sometimes the scenery becomes the star of the show!  One of the main reasons TDF is so popular is those rolling hills! This was 3...