2021
09.27

“IT WAS THE BEST OF TIMES . . . ” – ACRYLICS & MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS – COPYRIGHT DENNIS MEALOR 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2021
09.27

BUNDABERG ART PRIZE – AN ANNUAL EVENT – $20,000 PRIZE MONEY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alas, I didn’t win the major 10 grand prize, or any of the section prizes of 2 grand each, but at least I was in it this year. So good to be involved again, after the Season of the Witch that I went through this last 12 months. No, not Covid – is another long, tedious story, but I am starting to get up over the log, and onto the horse again. My two entries here are “It Was The Best of Times . . . ” and “Souls of the Nullius.”

 

It was a great opening night, people everywhere, and wine everywhere, and artworks everywhere – some 450 works plus. Too many to see in one night, so I visited 4 times in all, on different days, for the 2 weeks it was open to the public, at the old Hyundai showroom – essentially a “pop-up” exhibition. The Bundaberg Art prize is a major annual event. Happy to say I won in 2012 a 1st Prize for the photographic section ($1,000) for a mature female nude. Got to be in it to win it (or so I keep telling myself). But am just glad to be painting again this time around (Yeah, right. That money would have paid a few bills). Try again next year, Dennis. C’est la vie (and Art).

 

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2021
09.17

2021
09.17

2021
09.17

EDEN’S TREE – Photo art copyright Dennis Mealor 2021 – Model, Corina

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2021
09.01

“PENNEY SANDEL ART EXHIBITION” – GUEST ARTIST, from the UK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Better Late Than Never.

I was to get these photos of Penney Sandel’s exhibition on here ages ago. But (my) Life got in the way of Art as usual (a long story). But herewith her recent exhibition. I love the casual display of everything, and all her odd characters. I think they may be people we meet every day, but never quite get to know. The exhibition was at the Old Rectory Museum, Rectory Place, Loughborough, UK. See more of Penney’s works on my Art Blog (search “Penney” on this site). And I am sure, more of her stuff to come.

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2021
08.15

Figure With Easel – Amica – photo-art – copyright Dennis Mealor (archive)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2021
08.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2021
08.10

LIFE DRAWING ON MESSENGER 1 TO 1. TWO MINUTE SKETCH. MODEL, JEANETTE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

No local Life Drawing classes where I am (again), so herewith another online video Messenger sketch done this week. The Messenger idea works quite well. Not as good as live, but still no comparison to drawing from a static photograph. It is still a two dimensional image, but oddly enough, a live session seems to have some three dimensional qualities. Oil pastels and 2B pencil.

 

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2021
08.09

“MEALS’ SPIEL” – COPYRIGHT DENNIS MEALOR 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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