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Ruby Bay and the Seagulls

Ruby Bay and the Seagulls was inspired by the two paintings Flight of the Seagulls and Ruby Bay. It occurred to me that we always see the seagulls flying over the land- and seascapes, but what would it look like if we see the seascape through the seagulls. It’s a little play of what is in front and what is behind. It engages your eye and makes you think and analyse. The painting is currently exhibited at Wall to Wall…

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Ruby Bay

This painting shows the view from my studio at Ruby Bay and was painted with the palette knife. The painting is currently on display at Wall to Wall Art Gallery, Nelson. Most of my little 6” x 8” paintings are done en plein air (painted outside). During the warmer season I like to go out to different locations and paint a little gem on the spot. Outside I usually paint in oil using the palette knife. The little paintings created…

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Autumn at Silvan

This painting was accomplished with the palette knife and painted at the beautiful property "Silvan" in Richmond/Nelson (New Zealand). It is currently exhibited at Wall to Wall Art Gallery, Nelson. Most of my little 6” x 8” paintings are done en plein air (painted outside). During the warmer season I like to go out to different locations and paint a little gem on the spot. Outside I usually paint in oil using the palette knife. The little paintings created this…

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Pigeon House at Isel Park

This painting was accomplished using the palette knife. I painted it at Isel Park, Stoke, Nelson (New Zealand). Most of my little 6” x 8” paintings are done en plein air (painted outside). During the warmer season I like to go out to different locations and paint a little gem on the spot. Outside I usually paint in oil using the palette knife. The little paintings created this way are always special to me. Not only do they show a…

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Study for The Rugby Playing Kiwi

The Study for The Rugby Playing Kiwi is the last painting in my studies collection (4/4). Click here for more information about the artwork. While I continue doing studies before each artwork, I'm not intending to publish or sell more than the current collection at this stage. The Studies Collection Each time I plan a new artwork that shows a story, movement, energy or an unusual scene I start with a lot of drawings followed by one or several painted studies.…

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Study for The Yoga Pukeko

The Study for The Yoga Pukeko is the third painting in my studies collection (3/4). Click here for more information about the artwork.While I continue doing studies before each artwork, I'm not intending to publish or sell more than the current collection at this stage. The Studies Collection Each time I plan a new artwork that shows a story, movement, energy or an unusual scene I start with a lot of drawings followed by one or several painted studies. The drawings…

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Study for The Dancing Rooster

The Study for The Dancing Rooster is the second painting in my studies collection. Click here for more information about the artwork. While I continue doing studies before each artwork, I'm not intending to publish or sell more than the current collection at this stage. The Studies Collection Each time I plan a new artwork that shows a story, movement, energy or an unusual scene I start with a lot of drawings followed by one or several painted studies. The drawings allow…

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Study for Autumn in the City

The Study for Autumn in the City is the first painting in my studies collection. Click here for more information about the artwork. While I continue doing studies before each artwork, I'm not intending to publish or sell more than the current collection at this stage. The Studies Collection Each time I plan a new artwork that shows a story, movement, energy or an unusual scene I start with a lot of drawings followed by one or several painted studies.…

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The Nelson Lighthouse – Watercolour Journaling

Last week for the first time we took the water taxi and our watercolours to the Nelson lighthouse. What a treat! The weather was gorgeous and so was the setting. Travelling with watercolours is so easy and with a few tricks charming pictures are created that are worth much more than a photo. In the class "Watercolour Journaling" you can learn all about it. Watercolour Journaling, 18th - 11 March, 10-12pm, $90

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