Jan 14, 2013

After Cézanne II






I have done some more sketches as my 'homework'. 
We cannot use charcoal in the gallery, so I have done these from a photo of the work.
I will do pencil studies of the original (see below) just before next workshop.




Jan 10, 2013

Drawings






Bords de la Marne by Cézanne: Our state art gallery (museum) paid $16m for this Cézanne.





I attended a "Drawing Master Class" where we studied the winning entries in the Dobell Drawing Prize, and other works on paper by Delacroix, Matisse and other masters.
Then we were tasked with 'interpreting' one of the paintings hanging in the gallery.
The teacher was Aida Tomescu (the judge for the Dobell.)

Jan 9, 2013

Winter Mooring: Dutch Barge



A beautiful old work horse, resting during the winter months. 
I am accepting commissions for this type of "boat portrait".
Go to my other blog: "Floating Studio" for details.


Foe sale: AUD$250
(20" x 30" Approx.)

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...