QPRC Art Scene

Magically last month, when Canberra was not in lockdown as it was from 5pm yesterday. I was in the right place at the right time visiting the historic Rusten House Arts Centre in Queanbeyan.

Conversations with Anne Spivey

I recently met with artist Anne Spivey, an emerging talent inspired to capture a variety of different subjects, including some lovely landscapes with pastels.

Conversations with Australian watercolour artist Heidi Willis

I recently learnt a great deal about the special and talented Australian born natural history watercolour artist and tutor, Heidi Willis. ‘The ‘Earthen Artist’

Conversation with April Rimpo in her studio painting cyclists with watercolour

I was recently had that ‘fly on the wall‘ experience watching a bunch of cyclists come to life in watercolour. I joined celebrated artist April Rimpo in her studio, in Maryland USA via zoom to watch her work. April paints a vast and varying number of subects using either liquid acrylics and or watercolour, orContinue reading “Conversation with April Rimpo in her studio painting cyclists with watercolour”

Captured Moments with artist Chan Dissanayake

On a brisk and foggy winter’s morning on Lake Burley Griffen in Canberra, our nations capital city. I was perched on the bank with my new trusty Canon M50 to film Master Watercolourist Chan Dissanayake painting ‘en plein air’. We kicked off about 8.30am and yet the fog was so thick that we had toContinue reading “Captured Moments with artist Chan Dissanayake”

Conversations with Paula Mitchell Painting ‘En Plein Air’

Excited to say I’ve finished editing version one of my interview with UK artist Paula Mitchell painting ‘en plein air’ near her home in Hampshire. Paula shares her journey and we get to see how she works and the wonderful scene she picked to paint by the sea. In this video you will not seeContinue reading “Conversations with Paula Mitchell Painting ‘En Plein Air’”

Passion for Chasing Paint – Conversations with April Rimpo

In this interview with watercolourist April Rimpo from Dayton, Maryland USA, you will hear some great tips for how to work with watercolour and fluid acrylic paints, particularly how to capture movement and emotion in your work.

The Job of the Artist – Conversations with Ben Winspear

‘The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery”, Francis Bacon Chatting to professional oil painter, watercolourist and more recently sculptor, Ben Winspear was intrigueing and fun. I had the good fortune of meeting with Ben and viewing his wide variety of painting subjects from hauntingly beautiful figures, landscapes to still life abstracts.Continue reading “The Job of the Artist – Conversations with Ben Winspear”

Studio Tour with Artist Catherine Sim

Interview with Catherine Sim and Sylvie Carter. Catherine was honoured as a finalist in the prestigeous 2019 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize in the ‘Emerging Artist’ category with her painting of the Monaro – 30 x 40cm on oil panel.

Transforming the Ordinary into the Extraordinary with Watercolour

Andy Evansen, the internationally recognised master watercolour artist and teacher based in Minnesota, USA talks about his studio and paintings