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Green Turtle on Ribbon Reef
My approach to artworks is primarily influenced by both the subject matter and the medium I am using. Nothing can be truer than the saying ‘out of sight, out of mind’ when it is applied to our marine environment. While we are drawn to its shores and
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Purple Swamp Hens
This particular painting was commissioned for someone moving overseas. The scene depicts the view from their family home. The client wanted the dam, windmill and gum tree in the painting. The swamp hens in the foreground are frequent visitors to the
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A History of Pastels
There really is nothing quite as exciting as opening the lid of a new wooden box to reveal the resonating beautiful colours of pastels, they almost whisper “potential”. Artists love pastels because of their extraordinary colour range and for their im