Zom Osborne

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Wallabies Courting

Posted on Jul 16 by

I have just been watching two wallabies play chasies as I make breakfast. He is respectful. She hops a little ways and he tentatively follows. She looks behind to see if he...


No Place like Home

Posted on Jul 12 by

  Down here in the southern hemisphere, we are in the midst of winter. Yes, this is our winter. It can get to about 50 degrees fahrenheit (10 degrees centigrade) at night,...


Beginning New Work

Posted on Jul 7 by

Having recently changed to acrylic paints after many years of painting in oils, I have been experimenting with different approaches. I began four paintings, each with a different...


I Won’t be Using Grisaille

Posted on Jun 29 by

As those of you who read my blog know, for the past months I have been on a path of experimentation. I recently switched from oils to acrylics and am open to painting...


My first black swan

Posted on Jun 18 by

My first black swan, detail of a #wip. Probably needs more work on its legs. #painting #wildlifepainting #acrylicpainting #workinprogress #ontheeasel #australianart...


I Do a Lot of Nothing

Posted on Jun 9 by

Sometimes it feels like I waste a lot of time in my studio. I work pretty regular hours, 9am – 3 or 4pm most days. I have days when I teach, or have to do errands....