Australian Watercolours made EASY!

There are only a few small obstacles standing between me and international superstardom as a painter. Things like talent, aptitude and skill. Patience. Vision. Technique and vision. Ability and patience. Artistic temperament, creativity and patience. And a pathological inability to starve in a garret. Or starve anywhere … So I got all excited when I saw how this reflection of trees in

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Aussie Outdoor Art #2 – Thargomindah, Outback Queensland

Drawing Water – Thargomindah I’ve always known – and accepted! – that when it comes to art, I’m a philistine. But two recent stand-out incidents confirm it beyond all reasonable doubt!! Andrew’s comment on Aussie Outdoor Art#1 affirmed my simplistic and populist tastes – which I happily acknowledge! But was I REALLY such a philistine I’d mistake Thargomindah’s landmark sculpture

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Aussie Outdoor Art #1 – Blackall, Queensland

The Australian landscape has provided the inspiration behind many creative and artistic endeavours. Some, for example, use their powers for good, and write poetry, books or music. Others, on the other hand, produce blog posts about Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets. BUT … there are those who capture the essence of OZ by creating artistic installations that reflect and define the

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