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July 15, 2017

Eventually, the engraving is done; it’s time to give the artwork its wings.  All the experimentation in the world cannot guarantee what happens next…

To some degree, you can manipulate how the 2-part rust effect paint behaves. I wanted a tonal shift dark at the edge to...

July 15, 2017

Spinning the dish was a really useful method for making concentric marks.  The white gesso, the darker ash paint layers and final black rust effect paint were all applied and sanded back this way at some stage. Holding brush or sandpaper in one hand and spinning the di...

July 11, 2017

 This is the dish being prepared in the mobile spray booth...ironically using paint designed to prevent rust! At this stripped back stage, the dish is no longer functional. It is still an ‘object’, not yet pretending to be ‘art’, low not high.

 I think part of the attra...

July 7, 2017

Once I finally get to the stage of engraving, the brain goes into what might be called 'mindful meditation'.  I'm prone to overplan and overthink things, perhaps, so its a relief to just do it!  But before I do, I do more tests, samples, experiments... just to be sure...

July 6, 2017

This is the satellite dish during its makeover for the Bunbury Biennale. Turning the object into art justified my hoarding.  But the dish was also the perfect ‘found object’: I wanted to follow up the recent Control Point artworks with a new piece that warped the flat...

June 5, 2017

The artwork Mosaic Burning 2 has won both the Painting Category and the Overall Prize at this year's Leonora Art Prize in outback WA.

A painting about paint, it is made using ash and marri resin on a mosaic of cropped artist's palettes alternating with paint sample car...

February 15, 2017

The next incarnation of the Control Point exhibition is in its final days, finishing Sunday Feb 19.  Control Lines, at the ArtGeo Gallery in Busselton, also includes previous works that trace a 'creative path of destruction', a 'how I got to here from there'.  Looking...

November 10, 2016

Delivered: that's the smile of relief! Really good to get back from the artworks during the Tuesday install and see them go up in this absolutely magnificent gallery space down on the Mandurah waterfront.  It's always satisfying and fascinating seeing a show come toget...

October 24, 2016

This is the leftover ash and binder from the middle panel of this series.  It's just a mixing palette, but has unintentional cloud shapes with that crucial energy and 'mark-making' I'm after. So, can these types of marks make their way back to where they're supposed to...

October 21, 2016

What has rust got to do with fire? The process is actually pretty much the same, but a slower oxidation process on a different material; metal rather than things that obviously burn and ignite, like wood.  I have no shortage of rust coloured iron oxides in my samples o...

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