Highly Commended

This weekend’s trip to Williams was to pick up two paintings I’d entered in the 2010 Gateway Expo exhibition. The theme was “Rustik Memories” so naturally I sent shed paintings. When my wife unpacked them today, she discovered a ‘Highly...

Williams Cottage

Here’s the painting I did yesterday.  (Williams Cottage. 20x24cm oil on canvas panel. © 2010, Andy Dolphin) Now, before you ask, no the title doesn’t need an apostrophe. The cottage is in a town called Williams, it isn’t a cottage belonging to...

Working fast again

Firstly, here’s the first painting I did yesterday. I’ve popped it in a frame for you. I had this frame made just for this purpose – it’s a great way to “test” paintings. Sometimes they look much, much better in a frame and...

Still Autumn!

Sorry, I got distracted by snakes and lizards on my last article. This time I’ll stick with painting, I promise. This spot is between Mount Barker and Porongurup and is a dry creek bed for most of the year. Here it passes through a culvert under the gravel road....