Monthly Archives: July 2012

SALA exhibition, arranged by Fine Art Kangaroo Island, Wine Centre,Adelaide

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The full title of this exhibition is How do we love thee? Let us count the ways…. Kangaroo Island Coast and Sea Meadows, Posidonia australi, P. sinuosa, Ruppia sp, P. angustfolia, Halophila australis. I have three etchings in this show, … Continue reading

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The studios being built by Gabriel

Our architect son, Gabriel (Ash), is home today, continuing work on the studios he is building for Glen and for me. It is a freezing day, I think the wind is straight off the Antarctica.. He has just finished cutting … Continue reading

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Acceptance into the Waterhouse and the Fremantle Arts Centre print award exhibitions.

Today a large envelope arrived in the mail, one of an Optimistic and Hopeful size. Not that envelopes are either of those things, but it cheered my heart to see it was not a Thin Efficient one. It was to … Continue reading

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Anna and Nick’s Wedding cakes.

Here are the little people arrayed, including rickerty horses and hairy dogs. Anna’s father, Jonathan helps me position everybody on the three cakes. One is for Nick , before Anna, one for Anna and the third for their life together. … Continue reading

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Making the Wedding Cakes.

Today I am making the second of three cakes for Anna and Nick’s wedding. The recipe is from Stephanie Alexander’s Cooks Companion .In my copy, the page has been used so often it has become almost a cake itself. Here … Continue reading

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Snipes and sandpipers in my new etching.

I am now getting the top section of my Sea Meadows and Grasses etching drawn.I had to cut the long film sheet to make it easier to draw upon.There is a walk of snipe and a stalk of Sandpipers.In the … Continue reading

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Paper delivery from Melbourne Etching supplies.

Cliff, the courier, who kindly drove his van up our hill to deliver my etching papers, is greeted by the Welcoming committee ,Oscar,Molly,Pepper and Milly.>

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Painting books now not requiring side on looking conditions .

Here is an around the right way picture of my painting books, actually wasn’t hard to sort out.These are the pictures to go with my post about Cape Schank and the water birds.

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Workbook pictures,Mornington peninsula.

We stay near a lake in Victoria, down south on the Mornington peninsula . This year there were abundant Water birds ,this painting in my workbook was painted in the late afternoon, early evening .I became completely sogged out with … Continue reading

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Long Snouted Weedfish & Sea meadows

We have returned from deepest, rainswept Victoria. I worked indoors on my new pictures, drawing sea grasses found at Gunnamatta Beach. Here are the first stages of my etching drawing. I have put in two Cow Fish, also some Long … Continue reading

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