Emerald Arts: Artworks, origami and custom made creatures by Emma Stronach.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Influences and family photos
Spent Mother's day helping make lunch and taking photo studies for my Still Life painting assignment. Also took some shots of our family photos and the paintings that I grew up with. This is Dad when he was a little tucker. So cute. Landscape: Rod Bathgate. So amazing. He paints a lot of different waterscapes, but his rock pools.....
Landscape: in the entrance at Barker Street. I love how warm it is, it's almost pulsing
Cassandra and Emmeline
Own life drawing, hangs in Mum's room, made about eight years ago
You would not believe the struggle it took to get Cas to wear this dress on the day, she absolutely hated it because it was brown and the collar was scratchy. Eventually Dad had to leave the photographer's studio to get her lollies to calm her down enough to pose for this.
Great Grandma Lawn (on Mum's side) with her father, Cas with Dad.
Mumoir and I
This is the view that we saw from the house where I grew up. It's in a suburb called Dudley, which is about 20mins drive from Newcastle (which is the town you can see on the hill). It's probably my most favourite landscape ever, because it was my view, my beloved view.
Enigmatic painting, reminds me of F. McCubbin's "Lost".
Mum's favourite, she hearts Still Lives... which is good because now I have to paint one ;) Speaking of which, I'd better stop procrastinating and get some work done.