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21st Century Still-Life exhibition
November 2sd to December 4th 2021 Hub Gallery, Caboolture Regional Gallery Queensland 21st Century Still Life started as a dare amongst friends in 2018. Because still-life is diametrically opposite to Daniele’s gestural figurative expressionist style, the exercise proved to be a...
Art to Heart
Finally fully vaccinated and as every body else hoping to live again . To create we need life interactions and to be fed visually , I haven't been out much, saw all I could online  all over the world but...
21st Century Still Life
Every now and then I do small online exhibition . here is the link for one of those and it is all about figurative expressionism still life style https://theexhibit.io/exhibition/21st-century-still-life-figurative-expressionism-style-1
Movement to stillness
In my search for renewing the look of still life painting I also occasionally look at scenery, "paysages" . I rarely am attracted to nature but the intense morning sun rays in the hues of a  black sky get my attention. So does winter...
Life Model Drawing
I draw regularly from model since 1974 and every body is different. I had phases such as painstakingly hyper figurative to gestural. Personalities transcribed by a single line which tells a story. Reading a model's body, feeling their emotions, being close to their...
The unconscious
I was happily sketching and someone told me why are you angry? I certainly don't feel angry so I looked back at my sketches and I see no anger. Then I am told that my self portrait looks angry! Self...
Coffee Pot
Hello thank you for your comments and yes I will consider doing smaller pieces. Now in my search for the new still life I have jut finished a new painting . The basic sketch was done a good 3 weeks...
Gestural still life! OXYMORON ...Visual Research
For the last 18 months I have endeavoured to re-visualise still life. I have been successful many times but still unsure about where its going for me. So here is a new charcoal and acrylic study of an Italian coffee...
The Egg Beater
Eloquent, grandiose watercolour artwork, egg beaters of the 1950's. The ultimate toy of my infancy and the reminiscence of glorious smells coming in waves from the kitchen. This tour de force of visual art representing a simple kitchen utensil is...
Sorry we are closed
Covid Art segment month 19 of the pandemic. Every time we humans move towards a new development of the pandemic drama I have all sorts of emotions that I like to put in imagery. Sorry we are closed is such artwork,...
Kitchen Kitch
Tooll from the 60's maybe older. I used to play with this as a kid. Egg beater alternative to a whisk. Study composition in gouache but I am moving to watercolour I should have a finished product soon. ..I think I...
Online drawing from Sydney in Brisbane
Sydney is again in lockdown so I did online drawing with Frank and the gang from Last Peak Life Drawing. The theme Stepford Wife with Carly as model.   as usual I do my 30 seconds line drawing and few days...
Develshicious
Figurative expressionism at its best at life model drawing. The interactive feeling of the model's intention and the settings triggers my imagination and I let go deliciously. This is a large work 70X90 cm on craft paper with watercolour and...
Discarded works
I found this work about a Burlesque dancer that I had done several versions but none to my taste. I decided to cut up the huge painting and retained only her face. Then I did a montage and took the...
Naughty woman
80X60 cm on uni cartridge ace free drawing /painting mix media a little fun reminder of Norman Lindsey in the Blue Mountains in the 19th famous Australian painter who liked naughty women!
Art Competition
Naked Nude /Manning Regional Art Gallery New South Whales, Australia Strategy for entering the right competition: 1-Check out if it is nation wide or state wide and think about your cost to send the artwork and get it back ....
Sketch 1sq meter on craft paper mix media collage
First significant figurative expressionist work in my new studio since I have moved! I challenged myself and I did a collage. First ever collage of mix media. Influenced by the work of the Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky  on Anthropocene and unknown...
Preparing for a big one
I have now embarked onto a new social commentary about our society , the social anthropologist is working hand in hand with the visual artist. Here are some sketches, new medium and new format and probably some collage as well. Always...
A simple line
Gestural drawing is exciting.
This expressionist female artist is ready to create
The studio is in working order and I burn to work and dirty those new walls! Bring it on this expressionist female artist is ready to create.
Taking shape
I have managed to pass few hours inmy new work space finding my way around and understanding the new natural light I have. Straight away I got  back into my focus of 2021. Still life revisited in figurative expressionism is...