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For the last few days I have struggled to get a decent photo of two pieces of art work. Even though I have a reasonably good camera and a phone camera, I never seem to be able to get a high quality image of my work. With most art competitions relying on online entries and … Continue reading
Posted in Art competitions, Central Highlands Art Awards 2017, collage, Emerald Art Gallery, Exhibitions, Landscape Painting, Painting, Photography
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A few snap shots of work that Carmen and I are doing at present. We are exploring visual images and memories of our environment and region, and allowing ourselves to respond to the subject matter. The idea is to pursue these works with a view to an exhibition. A long way to go, but it is interesting … Continue reading
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Paintings sent to competitions and exhibitions don’t always return home. If you are lucky it will be because you have won a prize or sold your work. Always a nice feeling when this happens, but sometimes they don’t return for other less joyful reasons. Last year I had two paintings hung in the Ernest Henry … Continue reading
With our exhibition coming up, both Carmen and I are frantically busy. Cyclone Marcia hitting Rockhampton certainly didn’t help with the stress levels, but Carmen was fortunately organized and had her paintings already delivered to Brisbane. Things are moving at a pace now with only days until we are hanging our work.
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This is a follow up to a post I did in April this year. I had completed the second half of a dyptich of my Spear Lily in June . You might remember the charcoal collage of the plant above – I have since completed the flower part of the work. Wonderful news, this … Continue reading
‘Silence in the Landscape’ Acrylic on Canvas (122cm x 92cm) by Carmen Beezley-Drake
Great news for Carmen! Her painting entitled ‘Silence in the Landscape’ has been selected for the 2014 Queensland Regional Art Awards ‘Vital Signs’ a project of Flying Arts. The Queensland Regional Art Awards is an annual visual arts prize and exhibition for established and emerging artists living in regional and remote Queensland.
To view the online gallery and make your People’s Choice Vote, click the link below:
A Slow start to our blogging year, but good news for 2014 with an exhibition in our future. Carmen and I have booked an exhibition space at Percolator Gallery, Paddington for November this year. This all means we need to get working.
I am still progressing with collages and lino prints around my recurring theme of growth, flowering and decay, ie still on the Spear lily. Since it has finished flowering, now I am looking at the extremely large dead and decaying flower stalk. Also experimenting with prints in collage.
Flower stalk – Collage and drawing
stages of flowering
Carmen is busy revisiting old paintings and exploring new ideas.
New Landscape Painting