•     I was pleased to welcome Deborah Melville as our Guest Artist in my February art newsletter. Deborah is a talented illustrator who specialises in bringing animals to live through her watercolour portraits. A professionally trained and experienced Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Deborah has applied her meticulous and outstanding skills to capture the personality… [Continue Reading]

    Deborah Melville Artist
  • I always look forward to weekends as I can usually find some time to work on Betsy my bondwood caravan. Today I removed the sink and stove cabinet.  It was the last piece left inside and it wasn’t going without a fight. I had to remove the drain pipe and water hose inorder to get… [Continue Reading]

    Betsy has a bath
  • I would like to invite you to attend the Permewans A Wake exhibition. Details below. Another quick update, from the  shed. Last night was a painting night.  We found some old shelves and painted them with house paint.  It is wonderful how a group of artist can create such a diverse range of works using… [Continue Reading]

    The Permewans Invite
  • An update for you on my progress with Betsy my Vacation bondwood caravan. I have been doing some research and have found some information.  It has not been verified but it is pretty interesting reading anyway. Vacation Caravans was owned by Evans Brothers who were Funeral Directors in Ballarat. The caravan business was in a… [Continue Reading]

    Betsy back to the bare bones.
  • An update on my progress on the Permewans Project. A project where artists have been invited to work in the old building in Hamilton for 3 sessions to create a final piece that will be displayed at an exhibition on the 21st March.  There will also be something pretty amazing from the Artist Trevor Flinn… [Continue Reading]

    The Old PW’s Experimental Phase.

Deborah Melville Artist

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    I was pleased to welcome Deborah Melville as our Guest Artist in my February art newsletter. Deborah is a talented illustrator who specialises in bringing animals to live through her watercolour portraits. A professionally trained and experienced Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Deborah has applied her meticulous and outstanding skills to capture the personality […]

Betsy has a bath

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I always look forward to weekends as I can usually find some time to work on Betsy my bondwood caravan. Today I removed the sink and stove cabinet.  It was the last piece left inside and it wasn’t going without a fight. I had to remove the drain pipe and water hose inorder to get […]

The Permewans Invite

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I would like to invite you to attend the Permewans A Wake exhibition. Details below. Another quick update, from the  shed. Last night was a painting night.  We found some old shelves and painted them with house paint.  It is wonderful how a group of artist can create such a diverse range of works using […]

Betsy back to the bare bones.

Vacation

An update for you on my progress with Betsy my Vacation bondwood caravan. I have been doing some research and have found some information.  It has not been verified but it is pretty interesting reading anyway. Vacation Caravans was owned by Evans Brothers who were Funeral Directors in Ballarat. The caravan business was in a […]

The Old PW’s Experimental Phase.

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An update on my progress on the Permewans Project. A project where artists have been invited to work in the old building in Hamilton for 3 sessions to create a final piece that will be displayed at an exhibition on the 21st March.  There will also be something pretty amazing from the Artist Trevor Flinn […]

The Old PW’s awakening

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  I am very lucky to be working on this project being coordinated by Trevor Flinn. For the next three Wednesdays I will have the pleasure of sharing this amazing space with other artists. This is a building that I have always admired and I am sure a lot of other local people have too. […]

From the studio

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Welcome to my first newsletter for 2015. I have a lot of exciting projects planned for the year ahead. Art classes will be starting soon and I look forward to welcoming my students from last year, along with new students who have decided to join us in the studio this year. I am excited to […]

‘Bringing Betsy Back’- Home

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After a long slow trip we  finally arrived at Betsy’s new home. Now it is time to take Betsy carefully off the trailer. The jockey wheel is put  on. Rob uses the tractor to lift Betsy up gently so that Tim can put the tyre back on. I take the opportunity to take some photos […]