Maybe someone can help me. I read something recently about cleaning old clogged brushes by dissoving a cake of genuine old fashioned soap in water and sticking the brushes in it. I am sure it was…Continue
My family (the child bride and the heiress) have abandoned me for a three week visit to Mexico and California. Myself and the dog (the feisty miniature fox terrier Jasmine) are guarding the house and keeping a few pesos dribbling into the bank account.
My question is this... what can my darlings get for me in Mexico that I cannot get here . I am talking about items for my assemblage of a non-organic nature. That means no wood, straw, skin, claw, bone, food etc. becasue of Aussie…Continue
Just back home in Brisbane after a weekend in Melbourne... caught the Tutunkhamun exhibition, the "Rock of Ages" stage musical and an exhibition on Viennese art and design around the turn of the 19th century.
Among other great stuff from Vienna, it was wonderful to see originals of Klimt and Schiele after looking at so many reproductions in books and on the net... Klimt was especially nice since Schiele's drawings translate pretty well in reproductions and Klimt not so well... The…Continue
So frustrated at the moment... the studio office has been in a state of utter confusion for weeks.
It is a sorry tale of woe.
My desk was starting to fall apart. The chipboard desktop and drawers were slowly turning into something resembling coarse sawdust. Why do they cut down trees and grind up the timber to make artificial timber... seems loony to me. Anyway, several metres of grey duct tape was no longer capable of preserving the desk's structural integrity.
This painting was supposed to be the work that I did when I was blocked on other projects... but I have become obsessive about it and my other stuff is suffering .... i need more balance so I can get on to the other ideas I want to finish.
I have made a fair bit of progress since my last blogging about the "The Big Picture", which I am now calling an "Imaginary City" ... even though all the buildings are very real places.
Here is where it was at the time of the last entry which…Continue