Sep 29, 2016

Ti Tree Snake Gully


Sitting next to this lovely grove of ti-trees I was happily painting, with hubby 
taking photos. The manager drove passed looking concerned but didn't stop.
Later he asked if we'd seen the black snake, normally lies in that spot!

Unframed acrylic on paper
70 x 55cm
$500



Sep 28, 2016

Looking to Summer, en plein-air.



I like to paint 'plein-air' when travelling in our motorhome. We have travelled north to Brisbane to inspect a mobility scooter for Bob, and have been slowly returning to Sydney with two night stopovers. Urunga is a small beach town, with an impressive harbour and mangrove tidal lakes.
This painting started in sunshine, and ended with rain! and a mad scramble back to the shore from my rocky perch. And the rain effected the 'interactivity' of the acrylic paint, as it started to run more than I intended. But as often happens, accidents can produce interesting results.

Acrylic on linen (unstretched)
64 x 51cm
$500



Stage 15 Mountains

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