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Tag Archives: artistic licence

207 HAPPY HOLIDAYS & HAPPY ART & Carpe Diem

PAINTING HOLIDAYS Happy holidays and a happy 2014 to you all across the world.  On this painting you can see my husband and I kicking back and relaxing on our farm seizing the day.  Sitting under a tree having a picnic, sipping champagne, reading a good book all whilst being watched by the kangaroos and […]

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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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157. Art & Never judge a book by it’s cover

ART INSPIRATION This painting is one commissioned several years ago by my cousin Leif who lives in Sweden.  The naive art scene is of his brother Dan & Johnny’s former house here in Australia and depicts us all enjoying a day together by the pool.  As I told you in my previous art blog 156. […]

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102 Mother In law in Art

ART AND MOTHERS IN LAW There is always a joke or two about the mother-in-law, isn’t there?  Here is one to get us started; “I haven’t spoken to my mother-in-law for eighteen months.  I don’t like to interrupt her”  or how about ;  “ Honolulu, well it’s got everything: sand for the children, sun for […]

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69. Whats good for the goose is good for the gander in Art

THE ART OF STRIPTEASE I painted this acrylic on canvas board painting several years ago after going to the Manpower show.  For those of you who are uninitiated in the goings on of Manpower, let me fill you in; they were a highly successful male striptease dance troupe here in Australia similar to the Chippendales, all […]

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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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24. Noodles Anyone – painting

COUNTRY ARTS I had so much fun painting this painting “Noodles Anyone” which depicts Francis and Putu , a couple who run this fantastic restaurant in the small mid north town of Burra called White Cedars Indonesian  Cafe and Gallery. ART & BALI It is the last place on earth that you would expect to […]

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20. Antonis Tivoli Art

SCULPTOR TED JONSSON This painting “Antonis Tivoli” is one I painted for my father SCULPTOR Ted Jonsson and depicts him and his family, my grandparents.  They spent nearly all their lives travelling around Sweden and nearby countries with their side shows and entertainments which also had a dance venue with a live band. CIRCUS LIFE […]

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1. Mmm… First Days Art Blog

ART  &  BALI Mmmm First Day First Art Blog, where to begin….Perhaps with my Passions and I have lots, lol, but my two first loves are my Family and Art, and another would have to be travelling. That said, here is my painting of the Monkey Forest in Ubud, BALI, painted perhaps 13 ish years […]

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