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Category Archives: Art Blog

180 BODY ART AND EMMA HACK

ART, MODELS AND BEAUTY Body art is something I have always been fascinated with, I guess it comes from my background as a model and later opening a beauty salon where we also did all sorts of makeup and body art. PAINTED FACE This image was painted by my father artist and sculptor Ted Jonsson […]

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179 ART AND CHAINED TO THE RAIL WAY TRACK

PAINTING IN THE STUDIO Oh boy what strange 6 weeks I have just had!!  Life happens to you whilst you are busy doing other things as John Lennon said.  Normally I sit in my art studio with an amazing view, the house perched up high like an eagles nest, high above a train track and […]

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178 WISEGUY, ART & ANIMATIONS

TRAVEL AND ART BLOG In this weeks travel and art blog I thought I would share with you an article written by Andrew Fenton for the SA Weekend Magazine which comes out with The Advertiser every Saturday.  His column is called “Wiseguy” and that suits him to a T, as he always has a wiseguys […]

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177 ART EXHIBITIONS IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK & SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

NAIVE ART FESTIVAL IN POLAND I am frantically painting away in my studio trying to meet the deadline for the Naive Festival in Poland.  Normally I can pretty much concentrate on my work but lately life, the universe and everything has gotten in the way.  Oh and I will write a blog and tell you […]

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ART COLLECTOR MAGAZINE

ART MAGAZINE Last week a new edition of ART COLLECTOR magazine went on sale, they have 4 issues each year and are a real quality art magazine with the issues having close to 300 pages each full of interesting articles and images of great art. The new issue going on sale is themed “Undiscovered” NO. […]

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175 THE ART OF HORMONES

THE ART OF HAPPINESS AND HORMONES I have PMT and a Hand Gun, any questions? My girlfriend had that quote on her fridge for many years and it always amused me greatly.  Hormones have a lot to answer for don’t they, too much or too little and we all fall apart.  Remember the teenage years […]

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174. St. PATRICK’S DAY & ART

COMMISSIONED PAINTING Several years ago I was commissioned to paint a St Patrick’s Day painting celebrating all things Irish by my US Art Gallery. That was something that up until then had not occurred to me and one of the reasons I generally enjoy doing commissions so much is because there is always a new […]

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173. PAINTINGS AND MEMORIES

ART AND TRAVEL BLOGS Today’s tale begins at the end of another art and travel blog in our European trip and finds us just having finished lunch in 167. THE ART OF LETTING GO. Cousin Benny and his sister Berit her partner Anders were now taking us around Sundbyberg and Solna seeing the houses and […]

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172. The ART of the Hair SCULPTURES

INSPIRED BY ARTIST SANDRO BOTTICELLI This painting was commissioned by my US  art gallery a few years ago; the Director wanted me to paint a naive version of The Birth of Venus which was originally painted by Sandro Botticelli in 1486.  My brief was just to paint the head but with various items hanging in […]

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171. ART and the ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME DOCUMENTARY

ART AND TELEVISION I hope you sat glued to your televisions on Saturday at 4.30pm on Channel 7, to watch the Coast to Coast for Kids – Land & Sea Challenge.  Just don’t blink or you will miss the star in my life my hubby!  Lol You see hubby was part of the support crew […]

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