Zom Osborne

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I Won’t be Using Grisaille

I Won’t be Using Grisaille

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Journal |

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 differently. I have had four paintings going, each with a different approach, hoping to find which approach or combination of approaches feels right for my next series. The painting...

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My first black swan

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Journal | 2 comments

My first black swan, detail of a #wip. Probably needs more work on its legs. #painting #wildlifepainting #acrylicpainting #workinprogress #ontheeasel #australianart #artistsoninstagram A photo posted by Zom Osborne (@zomosborne) on Jun 17, 2015 at 4:10pm PDT My first black swan, a detail from the painting I am working on. I think it turned out okay, maybe...

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I Do a Lot of Nothing

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Being an Artist, Journal | 2 comments

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. Sometimes I quit early to meet a friend for a cup of tea. But mostly I am in by 9 and go for about 6 hours. In spite of that, I often feel like I don’t get a lot done. And once I am...

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Rose Petal’s Story Continues

Rose Petal’s Story Continues

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in Journal | 2 comments

I was so happy to hear from Wires (the local wildlife carer society) about the orphaned joey that we brought to care last week. She even sent photos of him. Here he is grooming his new little friend. (Check out the baby wallaby in the pouch behind them). If you want to read about how we found him and his previous story go here. You can also find out why we...

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