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Does Painting to Music Increase Your creativity?

Painting and music are two different art forms yet are easily paired together. Painting without music is like painting in darkness. Every sound is a movement in the painting, and every tone is a new stroke. The two go hand in hand and inspire colours, techniques and even themes throughout painting. Different music inspires different styles of painting. Some…

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Cows

I have long had a slight obsession with cows. I know it’s strange but they are such beautiful, gentle creatures and I do love to paint them. So a recent visit to the very scenic southern coastal areas of Victoria was much anticipated.  The reason? It’s a major cow country. Lovely big herds of cows…

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Is Everyone an Artist?

If you looked at a piece of work that had been produced from videos taken on an iPhone, would you consider it art? It’s something I’ve been thinking about as an increasing amount of art is produced through social media using new digital technology. The current generation is the first of the digital age.  They…

Plans for 2013

With the start of a new year (2013) it’s always good to look at doing something different, new or experimental. With this in mind I thought that I would put together a series of informative articles with information that I hope will be helpful to readers. Subjects that cover things like: Painting techniques – ones…

Mingara Gallery

    We have added a new gallery to our growing network of galleries distributing my paintings.  Mingara Gallery is situated on Phillip Island in Victoria so of course a trip there was necessary to take them some work.  Mingara Gallery is lovely – several rooms all full of  high quality artwork, as well as…