It’s also a good time to put away my washing, people are curious as they seeing you painting and its not a good look if they almost get hit in the face with your drying underwear. It sends the unprofessional vibe but its also funny has hell.
After I finished Audrey the chicken portrait, one of my sisters friends asked me if I could paint her dog Minnie. I after we agreed on a photo that would look good we just needed a better angle of the body and another shot of her favourite hair bow.
Back in January I went for a walk on Mon Repos Beach 5mins from my mums bed and breakfast. Mon Repos is famous for turtle laying, where people come from all over the world to watch this night time activity.
Unfortunately my real exhibition at Gatakers Artspace was cancelled due to Covid19, so I have created a short video so you can now view my artworks virtually from the comfort of your own home.
I was visiting a friend in the blue mountains because I had skills she needed, I was helping erect a fence for the chickens.
The weather was very windy which made painting outdoors quite difficult and people loved to stop by and have a chat, which I really enjoyed.
Painting out doors has its advantages and disadvantages but what I found was people loved to stop by and see what I was doing.
Well these three finches were certainly spread over Australia and photographed over a span of 4years of traveling and camping holidays.
I’m loving the thin brush with the really long bristles for painting long smooth strokes found in grass and twigs.
The bower bird builds its nest out of twigs and collects anything it can find that has shades of blue.
The red backed wren was photographed at Australia Zoo last year when I was walking around Bindi Island.
The koalas fur starts off like a squirrel and seem to change further down the body and almost become more like the wool of a sheep.
Watching the bushfire concert and deciding to paint a burnt tree stump gave me the idea to name this painting the Bushfire Galah.
This beautiful specimen of a bird was perched on the branch looking rather fluffy having just had a bath in the nearby creek.
The Pademelons face started looking like a fox, I was about ready to give up
Sorry, had to pause for a spider walking across my laptop, blogging outdoors certainly has its drawbacks that’s for sure.
The one guy I liked was a single penguin stood on the side of the pool, who looked like he was in a daydream of far off lands.
My Aunt was visiting so we decide to have a look for turtle tracks on the beach. We soon found plenty of tracks on the beach from the night before, so we knew it was a successful hatching night.
Just after I photographed this wombat at Australia Zoo, he came racing down the hill to a gate. I thought he was going to be fed by his speed, to my surprise he was going for a walk, so I managed to get a much closer encounter than I was expecting.
While I was camping at Biloela, I was busily setting up my swag tent and hammering in the tent pegs, when I spotted some movement in the field next to me.