Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Studios which Gabriel builds.

Our Gabriel has been working long days this summer, to get the studios completed. Glen too, both coming in at days end, tired but happy. In this photo Gabriel is putting in the wood sections to a door. Each door … Continue reading

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The beginning year, my classes, and smoke all about.

There is a South easterly wind blowing, the washed rugs fly out on the clothes line. Hurray for clothes-lines and washing flying out….lots for which to be grateful… These dear old rugs cover the chairs in our studio , the … Continue reading

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A new place available for the France for artists trip.

This is to let you know there is a new place available on the France for artists trip in April. This could be you at the Seine, with friends. We will get to see other paintings of Seurat in the … Continue reading

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They came this time for our Hill and Valleys.

Hurray for the fire fighters. On Monday I was writing out my first term class programme, and heard the planes flying overhead our roof. The pilot had actually waved to Glen and pointed where the fire was coming. Very close … Continue reading

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Walking in Surrey Hills, Melbourne , and the Neo Impressionist exhibition

I stay with my friends Ann and Ann in Surrey Hills when I come to Melbourne to do the painting workshop. I walk out through their neighbourhood streets. Past thick hedges, Past old weatherboard homes with complex roofs, and twirling … Continue reading

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Early February, Watercolour workshop at the Firestation

The big table in the Firestation, Armadale, Melbourne, ready for a day workshop in watercolour painting. It is Very orderly for a nano second. The workshop assistant Charlie, gets ready for a busy day. Charlie is Edith’s dog . Ronnie … Continue reading

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The Overland Train , to Melbourne again.

There is the locomotive, twirling around a bend in our Adelaide hills. My seat is by a window, I have to practice polite assertiveness to get exactly the seat I want. I would be shattered to have to make a … Continue reading

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