Sound of Peppermint Bottle Still life, Peppermint Bottle Cézanne looks; I hear peppermint bottle chocolate block red toffee apple clip clippety clop rubber plantation prelude to power carnation, lactation molten glass tube salt spray, Esperance butter batter bitter with a squeeze of lemon savouring words sound and association __________________________________________________________________ Note: Cézanne’s Still Life, Peppermint Bottle […]
Guest blogger – Hawaiian artist Rick Daddario Today I would like to introduce you to a wonderfully creative blogger Rick Daddario who resides in Hawaii (lucky him ). He is a visual artist, photographer and poet who blogs at 19 Planets Art Blog. His work ranges from drawings, watercolours, acrylics, sketches, mixed media, digital drawings […]
The wonderful French speaking artist Benedicte Delachanal from Montreal in Canada has painted a copy of my photo of the Rainbow Lorikeet! Just one of the reasons I love the blogosphere Here is the original photo. Thank you very much Benedicte and gros bisous – it is splendiferous
Citrus Fiesta (tipota) this is a silkscreen print i did called “orange peels” and here is my story: citrus is not just the sweet/sour juicy pungent fruits we all know. it is a color pallette, a pattern to say the least. to say the most i’d tell you my childhood impressions of the citrus groves […]
It’s not just Michael and I that love all things volcano – Tessa is well and truly in on the act. Here is a painting of a volcano she did for school recently: Here is a monster sand volcano she has been working on. She is very persistent – it partially got washed away and […]
Today I would like to introduce you to fellow blogger Mark William Jackson from Sydney, Australia. Mark’s blog showcases his unique style of poetry, but also short stories, reviews, art, and photography. Some of his posts can also be found lurking at the Overland literary journal. He has publicly struggled with the addictive nature of […]
The Artist (a poem with fishy fish) What marvellous fishy fish you capture, he said to the artist, quick tip of the hat and nod to her grasp of the slippery power held within the Koi, of paint and pond. If I could divine the secret of supple shape and muscle, colour and […]
crab sand artisan deftly creates impression daily Rorschach test sandy crab canvas emphemeral art display vanishes with the tide slapdash tide washes abstract works of crab sand art away forever I took these photos recently of the holes and sand balls made by the Sand Bubbler Crab at Woodgate Beach, Queensland, Australia.