09. 06. 2018

Madonna and Child

The Corsini collection is in town and I had the privilege to go and see it before it moved on to its next destination. A lot of the paintings and works were very,...

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06. 08. 2016

Amethyst pendant

 This is a very belated post as I had not previously gotten around to drawing this most beautiful amethyst pendant I bought awhile ago. This little gem has a nice pair of angel...

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23. 04. 2016

City Farm

Nestled in the hustle and bustle of the city, is Perth City Farm, a former scrap metal yard and a battery recycling plant. Every Saturday, there is an organic grower’s market. The grounds...

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28. 03. 2016

Rottnest Island lighthouse

Goodness, this sketch is a little bit worse for wear. I found this while cleaning out some old documents the other day and this is my first recorded urban sketch – 1990 while...

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24. 03. 2016

High tea

I had a chance to try out a new place for high tea the other day, and I thought I would put a little spin on what was on my table in front...

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22. 03. 2016

Out and about for pizza

We went out for some pizza the other night,  and I was taken by the mega large set of scales with bags of flour in front of it. I managed to get a...

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01. 03. 2016

At the beach

The temperature hotted up over the weekend, and while it is mostly true that everyone in Perth tends to flock to the beach, I tend to hang back in the shade a little...

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21. 02. 2016

Perth sketching – Shafto Lane

Aggie organised a sketch meet in Perth today and she didn’t need to twist my arm to attend this event … The stars have not really aligned in the last month or so and...

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16. 01. 2016

Waiting in line

Waiting in queues used to drive me insane – and that was only because I had to wait. And wait. And wait.  It has been at least a month and a bit since...

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02. 01. 2016

Sketchbook travel on the plane

Man, I could so do with a holiday. This time last year, we were heading towards wintry New York, and boy did I have to brace myself for a long haul flight from...

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12. 09. 2015

Streets of Rome

This is an oldie – I always meant to draw it and I never quite had the amount of time to dedicate to drawing it the way I wanted.  This is walking through the...

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12. 09. 2015

Sleeping dog

My sleeping dog is such fun to draw. I know he can wake up at any time, but while he is sleeping peacefully, I manage to do a complete drawing and watercolour finish before...

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09. 08. 2015

Practising with boats

Water is fluid and elusive, but such a joy to paint if you can get it right.

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26. 06. 2015

McDougall Homestead

There is a quaint little homestead not far away – home to some local community group  meetings as well as an overseer of some speccy community gardens.  I didn’t bring my watercolour sketchbook...

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13. 05. 2015

A bottle of water with two glasses and a pot plant

I don’t often sit in waiting rooms because there are plenty of things I would rather be doing. But having said that, it was good to be able to take a moment while...

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