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Surf Club, Mairangi Bay
I used French Conte pastels for this painting of the local Mairangi Bay Surf Club. The painting was exhibited in the Architectural Exhibition at the Mairangi Arts Centre. Surf Club, Mairangi Bay Pastel on paper SOLD Return to Landscapes
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The Esplanade Hotel, Devonport
I used Unison pastels for this painting of the Mecca Restaurant and the Esplanade Hotel in Devonport. The painting was exhibited in the Architectural Exhibition at the Mairangi Arts Centre. The Esplanade Hotel, Devonport Pastel on paper Return to Landscapes
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The Blue House at Te Hoe
I used Art Spectrum pastels for this painting of the blue house at Te Hoe, in the middle of farmland in the Hauraki Plains. Every time we drove past the blue house, it always featured a line of washing. The painting was exhibited at the Members’ Exhibition at the Mairangi Arts Centre, where it won [...]
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Red Doors, Wynyard Quarter
I used Unison pastels for this painting of the red doors on one of the sheds in the Wynyard Quarter, downtown Auckland. The painting was exhibited in the Architectural Exhibition at the Mairangi Arts Centre, where it won First Prize. Red Doors, Wynyard Quarter Pastel on paper Return to Landscapes
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Neighbourhood Florist, Birkenhead
I used French Conte pastels for this painting of the local florist shop in Birkenhead. The painting was exhibited in the Architectural Exhibition at the Mairangi Arts Centre. Neighbourhood Florist, Birkenhead Pastel on paper Return to Landscapes
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Strada In Montefalco
This pastel painting is of one of the many colourful streets in Montefalco in Italy, where we were fortunate to stay for a week. I used Art Spectrum pastels, and the figure in the painting is our son Michael, carrying home lunch. It was exhibited at the Pastel Exhibition at the Mairangi Arts Centre. Strada [...]
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Apartments in Venice
This pastel painting was the view from our apartment in Venice, where we were fortunate to stay for a week. I used Art Spectrum pastels, and the painting was gifted to Maria Alessandra, who owned the apartment where we stayed. Apartments in Venice Pastel on paper GIFTED Return to Landscapes
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Strada in Venice
This pastel painting is of one of the many colourful streets in Venice, where we were fortunate to stay for a week. I used French Conte Pastels to create the chalky look of the Italian frescos. The pastel painting was gifted to Maria Alessandra, as the street was close to where she lived. Strada in [...]
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Birkenhead Memories
I used Art Spectrum pastels for this pastel painting of beautiful crosses and statues in our local cemetery in Birkenhead. The painting was exhibited at The Pump House Exhibition on Lake Pupuke. Birkenhead Memories Pastel on paper Return to Landscapes
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Monpazier Village in France
This pastel painting is of one of the small charming French villages we visited while in the Dordogne area in France, doing a pastel workshop with American Master Pastellist Sally Strand. I used Unison pastels and the painting was exhibited at the PANZ Pastel Exhibition in Mapua. Monpazier Village in France Pastel on paper Return [...]
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