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Tag Archives: marie

49. By the Seaside & Art

ART & FLOODS As it happens we should just have stayed at the farm, because four days after we moved to the seaside the seaside actually came to the farm would you believe!   If you missed our house moving tales here is the art blogs on our adventures 40. Tree Change for a Sea […]

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48. Art in a Surprise Package

THE ART OF FRIENDSHIP You know sometimes you meet people and you just love them right away and wonder why you just haven’t been friends forever such inspirational people both for paintings and art blogs and life in general. That has just happened to me-I have just met a couple of new friends,  I guess the […]

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47. Eat, Love, Art & maybe not so much Praying

BALI & ART “Bali, Bali, Bali” is what Gus and the Three Amigos sang as we enjoyed one of our last dinners at Shangrila in Candi Dasa.  It is always sad to leave this artist paradise but we finally had to, after much snorkeling, daily massages, eating and drinking cocktails (and eating them out of house […]

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45.Happy Hour & Art

ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS Happy Hour or should I say NOT– as I tried writing this yesterday from poolside Happy Hour in Candi Dasa Bali,  but you know how things are you have a sip or two of a nice cocktail and all your cares fly away and any thoughts of what you should be doing suddenly […]

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43. Art & Wedding Anniversary

ARTISTIC INSPIRATION It’s our wedding anniversary on Saturday, so don’t call us-we won’t be answering the phone, lol we will have other things on our minds!  Here is a painting which may give you some idea, this is our actual bed, but I don’t know what all the cats are doing there!  What was I […]

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42. Art & All That Packing ..mmm Better have a Holiday

THE ART OF MOVING Now who was the idiot that thought that would be a good idea!!!!  Fourteen days in Bali sounds nice, yea right!  Mmm…might have been moi ! (well Bali was fantastic, it was the aftermath that sucked! Lol) You see the timing of this little holiday really sucks but it worked out […]

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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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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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