2019
07.31

Untitled Precarious Archive – photo-art – copyright Dennis Mealor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

copyright Dennis Mealor 2010

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2019
07.26

Untitled – copyright (archive) – model, Sophia

A Walk Through My Files

Ah yes, I have the occasional walk through my archival file photographs, and so came across this one of Sophia. I am not sure why I like it so much, yet didn’t notice it in the past. We see things with different eyes as time goes by I guess. I think it is the casual, unguarded look about the pose. Like an out-take. Relaxed and nonchalant. Sophia doing her thing so well, without even trying. 

(Archive, copyright Dennis Mealor 2013)

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2019
07.11

“Thoughts of Norman Gunston While Re-learning to Shave” – acrylics & mixed media on canvas (900mm square) – copyright Dennis Mealor (archive)

 

THIS WAS part of my “Fragments of Vision” exhibition at Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery (Brag – Australia) in 2011. I had lost much of my sight two years before – from strokes on both optic nerves. So I ended up with a sort of tunnel vision. Luckily I could still see enough to paint, via the small, relatively clear “keyhole” that remained  in my left eye. My right eye unfortunately has no central vision. So I am a bit of a lefty. Shaving however, was difficult for awhile, with mixed results. A bloody task at first, until I got the hang of it. I do it mainly by feel now. I still have the same vision today, but am used to it now. And happy to say, my eye condition (called NAION) has been stable for some 10 years. Life is good.

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Copyright Dennis Mealor 2011

2019
07.09

“MEALS’ SPIEL” – copyright Dennis Mealor 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019
06.28

On The Farm Series No. 1 – copyright Dennis Mealor 2019 – model, Sophia

 

Life on the farm is usually all about tractors and silos. Rough and rugged surfaces and shapes. Yet for some reason, The Art Nude goes so well with all that.  Here is Sophia again, to prove that point. This is certainly “life” on the farm, as in Life Drawing. Or Life Photography as I call it. 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019
06.19

“MEALS’ SPIEL” – copyright Dennis Mealor 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019
06.18

“Verandah” – photo-art copyright Dennis Mealor 2019 – model, Sophia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019
06.08

“MEALS’ SPIEL” – copyright Dennis Mealor 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019
06.08

“Portrait of the Artist as an Older Man”- photo-art – copyright Dennis Mealor

No, not Photoshop (I avoid it where I can). A selfie in a shop waterfall mirror. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Archive – copyright Dennis Mealor 2015.

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2019
05.17