On being part of the crowd

Almost all of the exhibitions I’ve been in have been group exhibitions. My work stands on it’s own in amidst other artists work. Sometimes there is a theme – and sometimes there isn’t. However two of the exhibitions I’ve been involved with are different. My work has been part of a project as well as…

The evolution of Phangna Bay

I’m not always sure that I’ve done the right thing – and my painting Phangna Bay fell into the negative side of that category – well, maybe, maybe not. The style – and I’ve no idea just what style it is, even though I’m aware of other artists working in this manner – goes back…

New website

My New Years Resolution for 2018 was to combine my various websites into one – so just in the nick of time, here it is: http://www.jennifereurell.com. All my old ones are still around, but will gradually reduce in number when I remember essentials like user names and passwords to eliminate them. I’m only a day…

Another distraction

As you can guess, I did do that small natural history illustration course with the University of Newcastle. My camera was a help in doing so – not that the photos that I used were the sort of thing I needed a Nikon D800 for. Basically, my source photo was dreadful from both the composition…

Diversions

It is easy to get sidetracked. A few months ago a post called Creating Painterly Photographs popped up on my Facebook. A few like minded friends had ‘liked’ it so my curiosity quickly arose. Eventually I couldn’t resist so enrolled (while a CreativeLive special was on) and it turned out to be a totally enjoyable…

Finished!

Yesterday I finished my degree in fine art through Curtin University by producing a 7 metre long artists book – and yes, many, many years too late. But, better late than never. Obviously I have some time on my hands now so have postponed the housework and shopping and getting my hair cut – and…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton. Normally I would remove the WordPress default post, but seeing about 20 years of my life had revolved around boats and the sea, and that I had circumnavigated the globe in our 40 foot cutter, Burramys, with my…