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New Year, New Project

Way back in the god-forsaken dark ages of torment and gnashing of teeth halcyon days of the HSC (senior year of high school for those outside Aust), I tried my hand at crafting wearable Greek helmets. I remember making 4 and 1/2 versions … Continue reading

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Corinthian – Part 2

 

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Corinthian – Part 1

I’ve been experimenting with oils recently and enjoying the results. In a lot of ways it’s more manageable than watercolours and inks. For instance it is more forgiving with corrections and I like working from dark to light for a … Continue reading

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Of East and West

September 12 490 B.C. is the historically accepted date for the Battle of Marathon, where 11,000 Greek hoplites faced off against an invading Persian army of some 25,000 soldiers that landed on the beach north of Athens. The first home-soil … Continue reading

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