STRETCHING THE SERVICE: Supporting Indigenous art centres.

Image: Martumilli Artists youth art camp. Supporting Indigenous art from Community art centres across Australia and making it easy toget a beautiful painting ready to install in your home, office, gallery or business. Purchase Indigenous art from Community art centres across Australia and receive 10% OFF stretching and framing with nation-wide participating framers and suppliers.…

Eddy Parritt – Maritime Oil Painting Demo : I never stick to what you’re supposed to do, and I never have

Eddy always paints ships and boats. He has been painting the same thing for 30 years, every time it works out differently. This takes away the problem of choosing a subject, and frees him up to enjoy the process. Eddy uses off cuts of Huon pine as the support for his work. It’s a sustainable,…

Renee Cosgrave – Great advdice on tackling painting projects that may seem overwhelming in scale

Renee’s small oil paintings have such a spontaneous, unself-conscious freedom about them, it was very interesting to see how thorough research and organisation are essential to transferring those qualities onto a huge scale in her murals. Renee gave us a lot of practical information about how to prepare a brick wall for painting a permanent…

Watch the Video – Marco Luccio printing one of the etchings from The Garden of Sorrows

  2.47min video of Marco Luccio  printing one of the etchings from The Garden of Sorrows   Artist MARCO LUCCIO has collaborated with award-winning author JOHN HUGHES and brought to life fourteen mesmerising fables with 80 original etchings, 60 of which feature in the hardcover book of same name. Stay tuned for  the documentary on Marco’s work at…

Chapman & Bailey @ ART & FRAME 2013

C&B AT ART & FRAME 2013 ART & FRAME 2013 was a three day exhibition and trade fair that will bring together the world of ART and FRAMING in one unique event. Located at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the show ran September 13 – 15. Ideas, materials and technologies involved in the creation,…