Paynes Crossing Art – Patricia Cooke

I am a bush artist who seriously took to painting after retiring to the Hunter region. I have completed a number of art courses including the Fine Art Certificate but have only realised my passion after moving to the bush. I love colour and have difficulty with a muted palette. The brighter the better and that always includesContinue reading “Paynes Crossing Art – Patricia Cooke”

Judith Franklin – Indigenous Artist and Print Maker

Judith is a contemporary artist from the Darkinjung people of the Central Coast, NSW. Art has always been a part of Judith’s life. She uses a variety of mediums and has studied painting and print making at Newcastle University and Tafe. Judith gains inspiration from her own family background and life experiences and has receivedContinue reading “Judith Franklin – Indigenous Artist and Print Maker”

Janine Matthews – Heartwood Art Studio

Journeying into art, I’ve tried many different mediums and techniques including printmaking and ceramics and these experiences all influence my mark-making.  I work from my bushland studio in central Pokolbin and use oil paints to create my paintings. I also work ‘en plein air’ or from a carefully set up still-life. Recently, focusing on landscapeContinue reading “Janine Matthews – Heartwood Art Studio”