A photograph taken in Chile when an electrical storm collided with an erupting volcano:
A recent work completed for the upcoming art fair Art Melbourne 08: Shrouded Deviation, oil on canvas, 152 x 86 cm, 2008
A recent commission: Resurgent Insight, oil on canvas, 102 x 152 cm, 2008
Whilst in Tasmania last week I visited the Stanley Art Gallery and discovered Kerry Martin‘s work. Her large oil paintings feature an incredible use of light and shadow that draw you deep within the work. Each work evokes the feeling of a dramatic and sublime world reminiscent of Romantic era […]
Visit the painting gallery to view my recent works. You can also view the paintings from my recent exhibition in the Tempus gallery.
I have updated the photography gallery with a number of new photographs. Check out the macro, landscape, and water galleries. Most of the new photographs are from Cradle Mountain National Park in Tasmania, Australia.
Found this on quote on WetCanvas about oiling out a painting: Oiling out with linseed oil before painting into a dried passage is preferable to using retouch varnish to resaturate the colors, from a standpoint of sound archival practice. Oils dry partly through oxidation, and varnish over the top of […]
PREVIEW OPENING NIGHT Wednesday 26th March 6 – 8 PM DURATION March 27 – April 13 HOURS Thursday – Sunday 11 AM – 5 PM GALLERY Port Art Gallery 384 Bay Street Port Melbourne
I came across this article Mediums for Oil Painters by Kenneth Freed. It gives a run down on the different components of oil painting mediums: To painters, discussing mediums can be like a political debate. There are pro-Maroger, anti-Maroger, pro-natural resins and anti-natural resins, as well as pro-alkyd and anti-alkyd […]
I have experimented with numerous soaps to clean oil paint out of brushes, from art shop soaps to a plain old bar of vegetable soap. Art shop soaps are always ridiculously expensive and I always end up using it really quickly – and they aren’t necessarily very good anyway. Bars […]