Beverly Claridge

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Adjusting how I paint from a digital reference image

Kyeburn diggings Danseys Pass Digital image technology has revolutionised my arts practice. However, using a digital reference photograph requires adjustment to give paintings more dimensionality. Digital image technology takes an infinite spectrum of light and colour and compresses that information into a smaller finite and more manageable range. Today’s reference photo shows the mountain in …

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Abstract Painting

Warm and cold concerns

The Vulcan Hotel St bathans The Vulcan Hotel St. Bathans is a beloved landmark– a remnant from old mining days. We didn’t stop in for a cuppa(cup of coffee or tea in New Zealand vernacular). Took photos. Moved on. Got to Timaru before dark. A lockdown threat loomed. Back home the next day. Early. Six …

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