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135 History of Mosaics

THE ARTWORK LAST SUPPER This work “Last Supper” is one that I have painted in acrylic and also done in ceramics and mosaic and as today’s topic for my art blog touches on the history of mosaic I thought this work would be a good one to feature. MOSAIC HISTORY The History of Mosaic seems […]

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133 Pie Floater in Acrylic or Sculpture

ACRYLIC PAINTING This acrylic painting is called the Pie Cart and I have also made a similar one in ceramic and mosaic as a commission that hung at the Adelaide Airport.  Perhaps you also have some pie carts in your town? Here in Adelaide we have had them since 1870 in Norwood and later in […]

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132 Age is just a state of mind in Art

PUBLIC SCULPTURE This artwork “Our Richest Treasures” made from handmade ceramic and mosaic is part of a public sculpture called the Federation Gateway Sculpture at the entrance to Balaklava a town in the Mid North, South Australia and celebrates the senior citizens which are among our richest treasures.   Here is some links to more about this Public […]

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127 Easter and Animated Paintings

ARTIST WEBSITE So it’s the week of Easter and this year my Easter surprise was that my website crashed for 4 days!!  Apologies are in order to those of you who tried to unsuccessfully access it, nice to know that it was due to a lot of traffic, so thank you. EASTER AND ANIMATION Anyway […]

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124 The Pedal Wireless & Public Sculpture

PUBLIC SCULPTURE Alf Traeger, “Wiring the shed to the farm house seemed a natural step to take for an inventive ten year old boy living on a farm opposite the Dalkey cemetery.  He never dreamed that these early tinkering would be so vital to a nation.  By 1927 Alf Traegar had invented the pedal wireless, […]

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116. Art and Music with Marie

PAINTINGS AND MUSIC That is the name of my new YouTube Channel “Art and Music with Marie”, and I have just uploaded another installment of paintings and indie music in conjunction with the fabulous singer/songwriter James Abberley. This time the song is called “Ghost” and I actually like it even better than “I’ll be a Bird” if […]

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63. Smorgasbord Art(continuation of the Swedish Xmas celebrations)

THE ART OF THE SMORGASBORD This story really starts here in this art blog 62. Christmas Again & Art !!!! where we have been doing some mad dancing and other festivities.   After all these goings on we have a little drink and a break before the massive Smorgasbord eating session begins which has been prepared […]

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57. Art & Signing the Contract

ART CONTRACT I had been painting for about 5 years when my gallery in Melbourne called me to let me know that a scout for a Japanese gallery had been in to see them and were very interested in showing my artwork in Nagoya. This painting depicts my Qantas flight over to Nagoya in Japan […]

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55. Art & The Rise and Fall of the Tooth

ART OF PAINTING SMILES I must be very fascinated by teeth I think, as I always paint the big broad grins in all my paintings and sculptures, or is it that I want the whole world to be happy and gay the Laxit way! (to borrow from an old Australian commercial) As you can see […]

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50. Not a trout pout in sight in Art

ARTIST & MODEL Wow had an awesome night and got to bed at 3.30 am a little worse for wear!  So today I have to use my face as the canvas and paint on a pretty face not in my normal naive art style though! Last night was the Model Reunion for one of the […]

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