We spent three days camping at Wee Jasper. Several corrugated iron shacks provide holiday accommodation.
I am on a month’s camping trip around rural NSW Australia. I have one paint brush and a tube of French ultramarine watercolour.
Summer Holiday Town. Continuing my summer theme. This isolated coastal town offers a break from busy routines.
We are having such beautiful summer weather, I thought I would paint something with the feel of a carefree summer holiday.
I was lucky to be able to participate in a workshop in June with Erik Dekkers, a gifted teacher and talented artist. Here are some of the paintings I completed during the day.
We spend each April camping in rural Victoria. I have used photography to capture the beautiful scenery we pass through on out travels, then use the photos as inspiration for watercolour paintings. I love the contrasts you see in the countryside at different times of year and in different regions.
We often drive through the town of Tenterfield in the New England ranges and Glenlyon in Victoria. The autumn trees it both areas are beautiful. The entrance to both towns is through archways of brilliant trees. In this post, I have featured two photos which were the inspiration for the two paintings Autumn Road #1 (which uses the wet on wet watercolour technique) and Autumn Road #2 (which features wet on dry technique).
Photo Autumn Road Tenterfield – used as inspriation for the two paintings.
Mount Warning is a beautiful mountain near to where I live. I love to photograph and paint it at different times of day and to use different techniques to show a variety of moods of the mountain.