Author: Leo

What’s on the Easel

A sneek peek, works in progress, “To be Thus” and “Hear, See, Speak, Think No Evil”

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A Star is Born

A Star is Born
Posted in: Artwork, Landscape, Painting, Painting, Work in Progress

Artwork in Progress – Seize the Day

Seize the Day

“Seize the Day” (in progress), Leo Plaw, 30 x 25 cm, oil on canvas

Posted in: Painting, Painting, Work in Progress

Framing Almost Finished

Two of my paintings recently found a new home alongside other great artworks in a private collection.

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Jean-Michel Jarre – Electronica

Jean-Michel Jarre - Electronica

Music has always played a big part in my creative process. Jean Michel Jarre introduces you to his collaborative project, Electronica.

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Great Things – Vincent van Gogh

"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together." Vincent van Gogh

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” Vincent van Gogh

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Exhibition – Magical Dreams III – Poland

(photo: Wieslaw Orlita)

The opening of the “Magical Dreams III” exhibition at Bator Gallery, Poland, was a magical event to participate in.

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Magical Dreams III – Exhibition – Poland

"Threshold", Leo Plaw, 80 x 60cm, oiil on canvas

Bator Art Gallery, in Szczyrk, Poland, is hosting their third Magical Dreams exhibition this September.

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Ozora Festival 2015 Report

Ozora Festival 2015 (photo: Nora Bankuty)

Ozora Festival 2015, was anticipated, it came, it went, but the memories stay. Wow! What an adventure Ozora Festival was.

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Learning Benefits of Collaborative Drawing

Collaborative Drawing

Research article about the learning benefits of collaborative drawing. It demonstrates the serious application that the arts, especially the collaborative arts can have in other fields of human endeavour.

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Final Frame Magical Dreams Exhibition

Working on the final frame for the Magical Dreams exhibition at Bator Gallery, Poland. Exhibition opens 19th September 2015.

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Faces in the Dark

Some late night photography of mine at a very special place in Vienna.

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Ozorian – Work in Progress

A detail shot of “Ozorian”, the painting I started in acrylics at the 2015 Ozora Festival.

Posted in: Abstract, Artwork, Painting

Damask Perfumery – a Sense for Scent

Gabrielle Ivers and Jonathon Midgely of Damaks Perfumery

A visit to Jonathon Midgley’s Damask Perfumery reveals the nuances of the olfactory artform.

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Ozora Fesitival 2015

O.Z.O.R.A. Festival 2015

I am excited to announce that this coming August I will be presenting my artwork, a lecture and a workshop at the Ozora Festival in Hungary.

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Pulse of Life Exhibition – Gerlinde Zickler

Photos from the “Pulse of Life” exhibition of Gerlinde Zickler, Rosem├Ądchen Seelenclown, where our collaborative work hung alongside others.

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The Muse – Hight Quality Canvas Print

The Muse

“The Muse” was one of my painting hight points for 2014. I have been long looking forward to being able to offer it as a high quality, high resolution print. Now that day has arrived.

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Grisaille – Dead Colour Underpainting

Grisaille-Underpainting

In this video, I explore the use of grisaille (dead colour) underpainting and the application of the Apelles palette as coloured glazes.

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Art Camp

Westward from Brisbane, over the mountains on the Darling Downs, artist, Steven Bowerman, is building his artist camp.

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How We Learn

How We Learn

Learning by doing is one of the best ways for us to learn.

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