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Tag Archives: Oscar Wilde

136 Quote and Unquote in Art

THE ART OF QUOTATIONS I have always loved quotations, clever things people have said over the years that resonate with me.  They feel like a painting put into words, much like a poem with music or for that matter the perfume of flowers – yes and of course I have a painting that fits right […]

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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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25. Shake Rattle and Roll & Art & Music

ARTISTIC INSPIRATION This painting is of my brother Matt’s band Clowns of Decadence, they all came from the Northern suburbs of Adelaide South Australia and the music grew out of the punk genre and they became a very well known pub band during the early 80’s and 90’s touring around Australia and also New Zealand. […]

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17. The Jail Bird in Alcatraz (the last bit of the San Francisco tales)

ART & TRAVEL If you have just joined my art blog recently, you may want to check out numbers 6 &7 in the Blog archive for the start of the San Francisco travel tales. You can’t go past the wit and wisdom of Oscar Wilde who quotes; “It is an odd thing, but everyone who […]

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11. “SMOKEY” The Chip eating sheep Art blog

PAINTED PICTURE OF THE COUNTRY As a lot of you know by now we live on a farm, although recently we have reduced said farm’s acreage substantially.  However it is and has been a wonderful place to live and for our children to grow up on, and with so many tales to tell. The farm […]

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10. If You Remember The Sixties, You Weren’t There, ART

PAINTING INSPIRATIONS People often ask me where I get my inspiration for my paintings and sculpture, well all artwork from.  And my answer is usually – from absolutely everywhere.  And I truly mean that, driving in the car, seeing an advertising sign, going to a birthday celebration, or a wedding or any festive occasion at […]

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