There is nothing like wintertime when we tend to stay indoors with that warm cup of coffee of a glass of red wine by a log fire. Sounds good ? Personally I love Winter but as we live in Queensland the Sunshine Coast we are only exposed to Winter temperatures for a few months sometimes […]
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ASBSTRACT ART TO DIE FOR.
HENRY HENSCHKE LANDSCAPES . I love these Henry Hensche landscapes the vibrancy, the colours and the loose abstract brushstrokes just tick all my boxes.He was an American artist born 1899 and died 1992 and his work has an impressionist basis in the style of Monet. His brushstrokes are bold , bright, and vibrant. My suggestion to my […]
WHAT IS ART ?
In the world of art its easy to get caught up in the terms like abstract, photographic, realistic , symbolism etc etc but do these terms really count? In my opinion what is important is the ability to be true to yourself and paint what you love , paint your own style whatever that is […]
INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN ARTISTS CREATING MODERNISM .
Wow I went to the Queensland Art Gallery last week to see the art from Georgia O’Keefe, Grace Cossington- Smith and Margaret Preston. Although these artist never meet there is a common thread running through their work dealing with the beauty of nature, and the trials and challenges faced being a woman artist in the […]
CAN YOU IMAGINE A WORLD WITHOUT FLORA AND FAUNA?
You might well ask why a grandmother of 70 years is starting her first blog, Firstly I am passionate about the environment and through my vibrant original art I have embarked on this journey of self discovery , a journey across many countries and cultures looking at flora and fauna and how vulnerable they […]