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114 Elders Fine Art Gallery.. never give up

GALLERY DIRECTOR This painting “Christmas for the Elders family” was commissioned by Jim Elders from the Elders Fine Art Gallery in Adelaide, South Australia, a man I much admire and without whom I would not be enjoying this wonderful career as an Artist. I have told you how I started painting in How it all […]

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107 Girls Night Out in Art

THE ART OF HAVING A GOOD TIME Oh the 1980’s – I remember it well, those Girls nights out.   Well some of it at least although I have to admit through a glass colored by gin and tonic or champagne.  Those were the days when I could party all night, sleep for an hour and still attend […]

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106 Outsider Art Festival

GICLEE PRINT Look out the Outsiders Art Festival which opens next week in Adelaide.  This is an annual event organized by Stefan Maguran, who calls himself an underemployed artist and Project Manager. This Giclee print “Expose yourself to Art” is one of my pieces which is included in this show.  The original artwork was done […]

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105 ART & Little Miss Wee Wee or Pee for you Americans

PAINTING DOGS No this time it’s not a tale about my poor long suffering daughter who wishes her mother would keep all those embarrassing childhood stories to herself.  No, this one is about Kicki the cute; butter wouldn’t melt in her mouth, bitsa dog.  This painting below has the puppies in a gum boot being on their […]

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100 Some like it hot in Art

ADELAIDE ROYAL SHOW HISTORY So the show is over for another year and a good time was held by all.  The Royal Show in Adelaide has been held since 1840 which incredibly was only 4 years after the South Australia’s settlement which occurred in 1836.  Early on the show was mainly produce based and featured […]

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95 The Mermaid & Art

PAINTING MERMAIDS Over the years I have done quite a few paintings and mosaics of mermaids and here is one I would like to share with you called “What the?”  It is acrylic on board and actually framed in mosaic, but that part was not photographed before it sold unfortunately. ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS I have always […]

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92 Art & walk across my swimming pool

RELIGION AND ART Is the title of this acrylic on board painting of Jesus doing just that! As I have said before I really enjoy painting religious motives but am not a follower of any particular religion.  I guess you can say that I am hedging my bets as I wear a Cross and a […]

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86 A million miles an hour and little miss chuck up in Art

PAINTING AND CHILDREN Looking at this painting brings back so many memories from when the kids were little.  There is a four year age gap between our children Kai and Hillivi and were for the most part the best of friends growing up.  We lived on a farm until just recently and the nearest kids […]

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85 Art & Birthday Treat and long Pockets

THE ART OF BIRTHDAY FUN Oh I already know that I am just the luckiest mum in the world with the two loveliest kids you could ever ask for, that said this particular story is about Baby girl (still call her that even though she is 20 now, you will find her in a lot […]

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84 Art & Were do Babies come from

THE ART OF MAKING BABIES I bet you all know where the inspiration for this painting came from, yes of course being pregnant and all that.   Seems like a long time ago now and a time filled with excitement and trepidation.  I cannot say it was a great state to be in as feeling sick […]

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