Tag: painting

The Banquet of Cleopatra (1743-1744) Giambattista TIEPOLO

Introducing Artists that I admire – Giambattista Tiepolo

Normally for these posts, the Introducing Artists that I admire, I would showcase an artist, but since it is Easter Monday I thought we could do a shorter post and look at a painting. This painting is called The Banquet of Cleopatra by Giambattista Tiepolo. It was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria in […]

Australian Painter and Photographer, Artist Russell Drysdale

Today we are going to take a look at an iconic Australian artist. Perhaps one of the things about Russell Drysdale that makes him very good for us to look at is because he was also a photographer. He spent time driving around the outback of Australia taking photos to help with his paintings.

Anguish by August Friedrich Albrecht SCHENCK

Usually I spend time talking to you about an artist and all their work, but I thought I might try something different and I hope you like it. I have been given permission by the National Gallery of Victoria to use some of the images of art works to show you ones I like. It […]

How do you become an artist?

Any artist you ask will tell you some thing different. Some say you learn to be one, some say you become one, others will say you are born one. In all honesty I have no idea how they come about, and all I really know is my own story. So today I thought I might […]