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Ink drawings

Because oil paintings take a lot of time time to finish, sometimes I want to do something with a relatively fast result. These ink drawings

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Bob’s Bird Barn

For about a century this building in the center of Maitland, was home to the Carrington Hotel, which closed down in the 1980’s. Then came

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Artastique 2019

Recently we have organised an art event called Artastique.The idea was: for 10 days in March 2019, businesses will team up with artists to display

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Bendigo Art Award

What a surprise when I got called on a quiet Sunday afternoon.“You’ve won the first prize.”“WHAT???”“You have won the first prize!” Earlier I had entered

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The sign is on

It has been a while since I posted an update about our move to Australia. Well, last year we found our perfect dream home, with

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Lethbridge gallery

I became a finalist at the small scale art award of the Lethbridge gallery in Brisbane. I was not able to be present at the announcement of the prizes, but it’s still fun if the gallery owner picks just MY paintings to feature in advance!

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Early works

In 1993 I collected pictures from newspapers of people who were in some way ‘in action’. After I had a bunch of good mugs, I played around with the copying-machine to resized the pictures to my liking. Then I stuck them together in a way as if they are looking towards you.

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Some of my art treasures

Today in the op-shop I paid a few dollars for a precious little artwork. Even the tiny sign (B. Burns ’82) was meticulously neatly done. For me it’s clear this is or was a true talented person.

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What about originality?

Before the start of a new painting I thoroughly search the internet for images that could be interpreted as similar to my idea. If I find one, than the inspiration is instantly quenched.

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