Merging Traditional and Contemporary Technologies

Sunday, January 18, 2015 In my last year of study, my thesis covered the relevance of the digital medium and the question of whether it could eventually take over the mediums of the past. It seems fitting that I explore these themes and ideas currently, merging the traditional oil painting with digital elements. Memory is a theme that keeps recurring in my work. Every moment is gone in the blink of an eye, creating a memory. Most of our thinking presides in our memories of the past. Given all the imagery and experiences of others we interpret from screens, it also plays into the question of what truly are our own memories and what are fabricated artifacts of computational images. This series seeks to juxtapose those two paradigms, one our direct experience and the other our virtual experience. One could argue our own subjective reality is a complete fabrication in of itself. Memories ...

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  • Master Art Class with Evan Woodruffe
  • Master Art Class with Evan Woodruffe
  • Master Art Class with Evan Woodruffe
  • Master Art Class with Evan Woodruffe
  • Master Art Class with Evan Woodruffe

Yesterday was a true insight and a blast, the inaugural autumn Master Art Class with the amazing Artist with a capital A, Mr Evan Woodruffe. Blackmore & Best Art Gallery hosted the event, what a venue. All in conjunction with the wonderful Gordon Harris Art store, a day not to be forgotten, what a treat to try new Schminke paint products, what an incredible product. Trying out the Medium W on a small cloud, yes, oil paint plus  medium and water, who ever could have thought it possible.  We live in exciting times. The Schminke Norma Paints have stole my heart, having used them for the past year, the 1 color pigments are a feast for the eyes. Going to Gordon Harris to stock up on their Poppy Red, which seems apt, given the Gallipoli Centenary and a salute to my Great GrandFather and Grandmother who both served at Gallipoli as Nurse and in the 9th Light Horse, the last cavalry run in hi ...

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In the Half Light

That moment at twilight, around a stream, reflections changing, interlaced with your own reverie Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Beginning layers of 'In the half light' Oil on canvas 500 mm x 1500 mm $650 ...

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