The wonderful Theatre Research Institute put on a spectacular show at Salon Pretensious’s event at Reveries, Marong on Saturday 29th April 2017. Five performers undertook extreme acrobatics on a giant scaffold amongst the gumtrees at dusk. The campanologists or bell-ringers rang out beautiful electronic tones in front of an astonished audience. Ray and Deidre pulled […]
New Holland Honeyeaters feasting in the garden. Fantastic!
The Opening for the 2016 Lot19 Spring Sculpture Prize was held on a glorious sunny afternoon in Castlemaine on Saturday 15 October. Amongst my favourite works were the beautiful and intriguing ‘PODCAST’ sculptures of Paul Turbitt. Wonderful music was provided by the Thompson Foundary Band, three of the players featured here.
Currently working on the costume of the Painted Button-quail. Beautiful patterns and colours of this largely ground-dwelling bird found in the woodlands of Central Victoria.
This watercolour which I’m currently working on is my largest work for a while (405mm x 265mm). My inspiration was the markings of local woodland birds that I’ve seen on recent bushwalks, painted on vintage dolls. The species represented here are Jacky Winter, Yellow-rumped Thornbill, Flame Robin, Brown Treecreeper, Striated Pardalote although I am yet to spot a Painted Button-quail (foreground).
PAM HALLANDAL Exhibition of Melbourne artist ‘Pam Hallandal watching’. Inspiring monumental drawings of charcoal, pastel and ink. Her use of space is really interesting, capturing moments of daily life from an outsider’s perspective. EUGENE VON GUERARD (1811-1901) Artist and lithographer ‘Southern End of Tasman’s Island’ 1866-67 Colour lithograph. […]