The portrait

Well I did it…the portrait is done, it hangs at the Bridgetown Pottery & Restaurant, along with 92 others. There is a wide variety of styles and medium amongst those 93 portraits. Maybe an unusual way of having the “Archie”, which has been happening every year in Bridgetown for many years. This year it was set up to celebrate 100 years of Bridgetown...

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Portraits

For many years I have looked, longingly, at the portraits of other artists…wishing I could do that. Spending much time studying the work…sometimes not studying but wondering what possessed them to do it this way or that. Some of them beautiful…like the amazing lifelike portraits of well know West Australians, which were exhibited throughout WA and have...

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The blossoms of the flowering gums

Often I sit and look at the trees…since childhood I have loved to watch trees, the leaves changing directions to lessen the surface area exposed to the sun. Watching the shadows, sometimes thin, leaf shape shadows cast by overhead sun…later in the day long shadows, darker and more dense. The colour of shadows changing with the time of the day…shadows...

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