Second part of the new project RENE sketches
As children we have to live with our parent's life event... one of them was the change of husband. RENE entered our lives late 1960's . It was a very dark time for my mother and I. But RENE was a breath...
In full bloom
My decision to enter an open studio with guidance was excellent. I am GROWING fast . I have two new products and I am thinking of finding a gallery to do a solo show again. 2023 is feeling great.
Rejection Abandon ...watercolour painting
The search is on its way and this is the second image created. Watercolour original sketch the essence is there, I have to decide of the size and work on the structure. Figurative expressionism at its best! about 45X45cm
Evolving is always exciting!
New body of work!
New body of works
Taking a decision about what to work on for the next 6 months or 2 years is a big commitment. As usual it will be on paper with watercolour and in figurative expressionist style.  Children living adopted, adoptees, adopters they...
adoptees conversation
Watercolour sketch Adoptee I am going a little backward as if I had missed something back in my infancy I am looking for something regarding that door...yes abandonment 
Sold in December
Each year end I sell a good artwork or two. This year it was one of my very first artwork that went. Pencil drawing, watercolour painting and graphite. Art on Paper Figurative expressionism.
2023 wrestling passion
Sumo mania, Japanese wrestling in mind and big sexy wrestlers.
Contact sport Rugby
Contact sport art , quite a change of subject and colour scheme but still a social commentary, plus it is a chance to use my figurative expressionism style and gestural drawing capacity and I am enjoying myself tremendously. Naturally I know nothing...
Art Talk in ALONDRA Residence
We had a lovely afternoon and art talk about the evolution of seeing and artists challenges. Between Myubridge animation sort of photography of the early 1900 and drone photography of 2022 and all the art movements evolving politically and visually...
End of year reflection
I am proud of this year production even if I have been distracted by creating this small body of works about moi! It was interesting to test my unique figurative expressionist style to express my life experience through six decades. My...
Contact sport
Australia is about rugby and what is more a contact sport than rugby! I am doing a lot of super quick gestural drawings just to immerse into the moves. I have started to immerse myself into images of rugby men...
National Gran Slam book cover
I am now running two projects at the time! But one has a dead line so I have to prioritise. Choosing the colours for the book cover  it's good fun. Part of the Seniors Month activities.
After a long rest
Derby contact sport for women!
Emerging Artist
I did a lot of mistakes in life but I am learning from them... yes I took my time . In the last 3 years I have achieved more than expected and I am well on my way to be...
social media
Hi  I had the opening for SHINE LOUD exhibition last Saturday and it was fantastic. Check out my posts on mental health on my Instagram account just type lamarchesarvia  and you will find all the latests sketches info etc. Figurative expressionism...
Two major events for me artistically, I got selected by an online gallery in Sydney to be represented by them The Whitfield Collection and finally this group show SHINE LOUD in Brisbane is now happening in August...and the year is not over!...
Dyslexia a neurological disfunction or talent
August 6th 2022, from 2 to 4 pm is the official opening of SHINE LOUD a small group exhibition of people like me who are so called "different" . Art From The Margins Gallery 136 Brunswick st Fortitude Valley, in...
Exhibitions and new presence online
July and August are very busy suddenly two shows one online in Paddington Aspire Gallery large size artworks and one is a group show in Art from The Margins Gallery Fortitude  Valley  and not to forget a new presence on an online...
Homage to William Blake and the Divine Comedy . Pour le plaisir des yeux. Figurative expressionism with a conscience. Watercolour painting
Not very enthusiastic  about anything I went to the art meeting on Wednesday happy nevertheless to see my art and collogue friends. I was challenged to create a masterpiece by getting inspired by one of the great masters. I choose a sketch...