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Category Archives: Art Blog

40. Tree Change for a Sea Change & Art

ARTIST INSPIRATIONS This painting is one I painted early on in my career (which sold in America) which was  inspired by our new life on the farm, and what a lovely time it has been too. Here we are unloading the truck with the dairy cows that we had on agistment each summer, they actually came on […]

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39. Our Skyshow Art Inspiration

PAINTING INSPIRATION We first started going to the sky show when our son was about 10 months old in 1988 and that is the inspiration for this naive art painting. The Sky show was held as an annual event and started in the middle 80’s to celebrate Australia Day with an amazing fireworks display synchronized […]

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38. Little Birdy Floyd painting

BIRD PAINTINGS In this painting “Spring at last” is a sweet little bird named Floyd, a cockatiel whom we shared our life’s with for several years after Bryan and I got married. You see, at that stage we lived in an apartment and the rules were no pets.  Well I think a bird did not […]

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37. The Golden Years of Modelling in Art

ART INSPIRATIONS This painting “Happy New Year at Regine’s” was inspired by my mad modelling days, and crazy mad they were too, but sooo much fun. As you can see from this artwork (which sold in Japan) we models know how to kick our heels up and we did! However I have to admit to […]

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36. How it all began in Art

WHY I STARTED PAINTING Dancing asparagus I hear you say, mmm…well moi have always been a little bit crazy and that probably is and asset when you are an artist! Lol Anyway this painting was the first one that I actually painted, on canvas that is. MURAL ON THE NURSERY WALL You see I was […]

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35. The First Adam and Steve Artwork

CERAMIC AND MOSAIC SCULPTURE This artwork is the first Adam and Steve (ceramic and mosaic 100cm x 150cm ) that I did and it was inspired by my cousin and his partner.  I have since made another Adam and Steve wall based sculpture and there was a funny incident at the art gallery where that […]

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33. Art & Dont worry be happy

HAPPINESS THROUGH ART Well that is easier said than done sometimes isn’t it?  For me it is something that I understood with time and to make oneself happy may not always be through art necessarily but I do think it comes from making a decision and getting absorb and involved in something other than our […]

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32. Art & What, a thalidomide budgie?

CAT & BIRD PAINTING This painting was one of several I painted on this theme of Cats and Birds for my gallery in Japan. Obviously I am an animal lover so it is not too much of a stretch to be inspired by them, and over the years we have shared our lives with many […]

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31. Men I Salute you & Art (continuing Melbourne tales)

This tale begins with art blog 30. Moggy Fontain Painting, and the Melbourne trip so if you fancy read that first. ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS We stayed in a Hotel overlooking Albert Park and its Lake, not far from where me and Bryan used to live when I first went to Melbourne to model long before I […]

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30. Moggy Fontain Painting, and the Melbourne trip

MORE PAINTING IDEAS Just a few days after baby boy came home from Europe we all flew over to Melbourne as one of our Godchildren were turning 21, and what a beautiful girl she has grown up to be,  well perhaps I should say always was, as she started modelling as a baby and never […]

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