Retrieved from Ashes

30 December, 2010

Adding new texture

Learning new techniques from Jacqueline Sullivan. Her DVD ACRYLICS: Textures, Layers and Metallics is full of easy to follow instructions. Although I intended to make this painting a bit brighter I ended up with the same colours and shades that are typical for me. The next attempt is definitively going to be mixed with lighter and summery colours.

"Emotional Swirl"

Canvas 40 x 50 cm

28 December, 2010

For a Friend

'You say I want to be happy'
Canvas 30.5" x 8"

22 December, 2010

In memoriam

For a colleague who left us too early

15 December, 2010


I have been painting a lot since my last post. The texture is what fascinates me at the moment. I have been exploring Golden mediums and pastes on different surfaces (ordering big quantities since Aussie $$$ is so good).
I'm conscious that all of my work so far are simple techniques but I'm learning more and more from Julie and Chris over at the Texture Town Would you like to join me on the journey just click at the badge here on my blog and you will be taken to the "Land of Lost Luggage".

Along the West Coast Highway
Canvas 16"x20"

Canvas 12"x12"

Remember the School Days?
Canvas 12"x16"

There are still many canvases either drying or waiting for the final-touch-idea to arise.