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New Work for November

It seems I’ve been making a bit of a habit lately to first sketch up the figures I want to paint.

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Can’t get art out of my mind!

Another practice drawing. This one also might transition to a painting.

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20190903 Kahlenberg Grinzing

Summer at the Easel

In a bid to feel some sun on my skin this Summer, I joined my good friend and painter colleague, Kuba Ambrose, outdoors with my easel and paints for a spot of plein air painting.

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Quick Study

Quick Sektch – practicing separation of light and shadow

I’ve been enjoying the quick studies as they are pushing me simplify my work further.

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Anatomy - Arms Study

Deliberate Practice – 9900 hours to go

It’s said that 10,000 hours of deliberate practice is required to master anything. So if you did roughly three hours a day, every day (OK, one day off), it would take you approximately 10 years to reach mastery. Let that

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Best of 2018

That was 2018 – Happy 2019

So that was 2018. Thank you for your support and being part of the journey.
Wishing you all the best for 2019!

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"Oracle of Delphi" drawing framed

New Home, New Frame

I love it when a collector frames up one of my works. It just takes it to a whole new level

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On Point

Getting to the Point

I decided that this new artwork would point me in the right direction.

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Figure 27 Drawing Time Lapse

Figure 27 Drawing Time Lapse

Now that I have my camera rig set up, there’s a better work flow with doing the artwork and filming at the same time.

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Artwork Time Lapse Solution

Artwork Time Lapse Solution

You might have seen some of my drawing and painting time lapse videos recently. I’ve been working on solutions for filming with varying success.

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In Frame

In Frame

One of my collectors likes the way I frame my paintings. So for each work of mine that he adds to his collection I also frame them before I send them to him.

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Studio Visit

Studio Visit

Here’s a brief snapshot of the studio in its current state. This is where the action happens. It’s a small space, but I’ve optimised it.

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Conceptions vs Perceptions

We have to unlearn how we THINK we see to learn to SEE. Our biggest battle is own conceptions vs our perceptions.

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"Diego Velázquez", Leo Plaw, 24 x 30cm, oil on canvas

Diego Velázquez – Portrait Study

After Rembrandt left the studio, I needed some one else to keep watch over things. So the Spanish painter to the court of King Phillip IV, Diego Velázquez (1599 – 1660) was it.

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Banksy Shred

Don’t Bank on Your Banksy

So Banksy does it again. One of his artworks shredded itself the moment it was sold on Auction at Sotheby’s.

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Rembrand on the easel

When They Leave Home

I usually don’t get that attached to my paintings. I just sold my Rembrandt portrait. I must admit a certain amount of reluctance because, I enjoy having the old chap around the studio.

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Castle Ruins

I’ve explored a few ruined castles now and Emmerberg would have to be one of the best.

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White Water Wandering with Schwarza Sailors

A cold mountain river cleaves its way between two massive mountains, etching its course into a deeper gorge with each passing aeon. For a brief moment in that expanse of time Peter Gric and I navigated our way along its twisting course.

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Country Studio

Studio with a View

This is my studio view at the moment. I’m out of the city for awhile at Peter Gric’s house in the country.

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My Summer Studio

The mountains, forest and cold rivers are my Summer studio.

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