Memories through sketchbooks, from east coast beaches to the mountains, street scenes to beach huts, shipping channels to remote headlands. Life without art? I can’t imagine it. Stay safe everyone.
#sketchbooks #draw #sketchbookdrawing #visual #memories #pleinair #observation #momentsintime #personalhistory #mixedmedia #mikestaniford
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Family album.
Some have left home and found new families, sold before they had time to be part of the clan but some will be part of my solo show, hopefully opening on the 31st August…details to follow soon.
#treesoflife #likefamily #individualpersonsalities #artshow #soloexhibition #backstory #australianlandscape #artaustralia #landscapepainter #mikestaniford
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How better to view the ocean than peeking through a COMPANY OF TREES.
Last weekend to view the Chasing the Sun exhibition on at the Michael Reid Northern Beaches gallery, or go live to their website for a virtual walk through.
#australianlandscape #landscapepainting #memories #summer #companyoftrees #oceanlife #oceanview #oceanart #artbuyers artcollectors #artinthehome #mikestaniford
@bensartworld @melaniewaugh @tymyee @emmafuss @gabriellepenfold @kathrynjunor @tanyamcallanartist @vynkasart
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Responding to @robert_malherbe a great post Robert, about our own first painting. Well it seemed appropriate on this the day we arrived as a family in Australia 27 years ago to post this. Coming from London, I was struck by the ‘pathways to the beaches.’ Coming originally from Devon, beaches and the coastline were in my blood from an early age and Australia had it in abundance. I immediately felt at home. That spectacular view of ocean at the end of the journey, quite metaphorical in many ways. It’s in oil on canvas and still brings back great memories. I certainly couldn’t part with it. Thanks Robert.
#firstpainting #pathways #tothebeach #oiloncanvas #theocean #farhorizon #newarrivals #newbies #loveaustralia #northernbeaches #mikestaniford
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At a time when we are feeling trapped indoors and restricted in our movements, what better way to breathe in a sense of the great outdoors. 🔴IMMERSED IN NATURE has caught the eye of a Sydney collector and is off to a new home. Many thanks to the buyer and to all of my followers and supporters, your continual dialogue and reaction to my work is much appreciated.
#artbuyers #artcollectors #artinthehome #landscapeartist #buyingart #mikestaniford
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Delighted that MELTING THE DARKNESS has found a new home. 🔴 Huge thanks to the buyer and all of those followers and supporters.
#artbuyers #artinthehome #owningart #landscapepainting #landscapeartist #artcollectors #mikestaniford
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Hello old friend.
Currently on display @michaelreid.northernbeaches
in the group show: Chasing the sun
#artshow #michaelreidnorthernbeaches #chasingthesun #contemporarylandscape #artbuyers #artcollectors #mikestaniford
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I couldn’t resist painting the ocean on the Sapphire Coast, back in February as the last days of summer were upon us. The incredible colour…it’s called Sapphire Coast for a very good reason…framed through the trees, beckoning me to the beach. And now those memories become even more poignant. This painting is now available and hanging in the gallery @michaelreid.northernbeaches Why not have a memory of summer and chasing the sun. Contact the gallery direct for details and a glimpse at the catalogue.
#chasingthesun #summerpast #memories #treesoflife #michaelreidnorthernbeaches #contemporaryart #artbuyers #artinthehome #mikestaniford
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Delighted to receive a belated birthday present, a fabulous work by UK artist @john.dobbs who I’ve been following for some time. Many thanks darling Deb.
#birthdaypresent #stillife #lemonsandknife #oiloncanvas #johndobbs
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From Australia to Italy to paint the beautiful evening light of Umbria and now it’s off to a new home in Utah, North America. Incredible how the internet connects us. A huge thank you to the buyer, a fellow landscape artist and art collector.
#travellingartist #italianlandscape #umbria #umbrialovers #eveninglight #daysofourlives #pleinair #italiancountryside #artbuyers #artcollectors #artistsoninstagram #mikestaniford
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