Zom Osborne

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Is it a Drawing or a Painting? I Don’t Know Yet.

Is it a Drawing or a Painting? I Don’t Know Yet.

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in All My Relations, Journal, Newest Series, works In progress | 2 comments

Here is the initial sketch for what I am working on at the moment. I want to work larger and am trying out different supports. So first I drew out the composition onto some Arches illustration board that I bought as part of this experiment.  It was so large that I had to put the board on the easel so I could stand back to get the proportions correct. After...

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Changes in My Studio Supporting Changes in My Art

Changes in My Studio Supporting Changes in My Art

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Journal | 3 comments

There are a lot of changes at the moment with my studio and my artwork. That it is happening with both at the same time feels symbolic. If you missed the post where I showed you the ‘before’ photos of my studio you can go here, – not that you will be getting any ‘after’ photos. The whole thing is pretty much in disarray at the...

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Who Has Been Hanging Around Our Place

Who Has Been Hanging Around Our Place

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Journal |

I haven’t written much about where I live, but it is a big influence on my art.   I was born in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and it took a long time for me to feel like the Australian bush was as much a part of me as the pine forests where I was born. When we first moved onto this land I wanted a garden of the plants that I had grown up...

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Beetledance, and a New Series Began

Beetledance, and a New Series Began

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Journal, Newest Series | 6 comments

With the hanging of my solo show in Alstonville there was a sense of completion . All the paintings and drawings were out of the studio and the house, and I guess there was room for something new. It all sounds predictable, but the truth is I wasn’t expecting it. There is so much inspiration in the series  ‘the Daughters of Gaia’ that...

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