Still Life Painting Stand

Happy new year blog reader! I haven’t had much chance to paint over the “festive season” but I did manage to find some time to build myself a stand for setting up still life arrangements. I’ve wanted to do still life for some time but I never...

Exhibition at new gallery

  Porongurup Sheep.  35x25cm oil on board. © Andy Dolphin I have a selection of seven paintings in a group exhibition opening next week at a brand-new studio gallery in Porongurup (Western Australia). If you’re in the region, you may like to drop in and say...

Serendipity

Serendipity means “happy accident”. In short, it’s when something good happens as an apparent result of something not going to plan. You might also call it luck but serendipity is far more poetic. I’m no great believer in mysterious universal...

New plein air painting video!

Well, there would have been a new video if not for an apparent glitch in Youtube’s copyright protection strategy. When a new video is uploaded, it is scanned and compared to thousands of audio files in Youtube’s database, to see if any of the audio in the...