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Spiritual Stuff? Hmmmm…maybe.

Lately I have found myself asking…” why do I paint?” A simple enough question one would think. But to answer that honestly is actually quite hard.  I’m not even sure it has just one answer….it all depends on one’s mood. Sometimes I paint because I need to make something I can sell, ie…to make money. …

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Last light Hawkduns. Maniototo

Lynley van Alphen Artist

Tue Mar 19 2019

My late hubby's d day anniversary today. 5 years already! I always come to this spot alongside lake Dunstan to paint in his memory as last place we visited together. A stunning Central Otago day... Jacksons Lake Dunstan Oil on linen 1200x400 Palette knife

Lynley van Alphen Artist

Sun Mar 17 2019

Mt St. Bathans from Plantation road. Maniototo Mt St. Bathans Oil on linen 600x450mm? Palette knife. Colours used...pthalo blue yellow ochre magenta white 😉

Lynley van Alphen Artist

Wed Mar 13 2019

Ridge Road. Looking back towards Naseby. Starting to cloud over🙁. Still 19 degrees though.... Ridge Road. Maniototo 750x385mm Oil on linen Palette knife

Lynley van Alphen Artist

Tue Mar 12 2019

Glorious evening in the Maniototo 😁 Sun disappearing fast...

Lynley van Alphen Artist

Tue Mar 12 2019

From Hamilton Diggings. Looking across Maniototo plain to Hawkduns. 0il on linen 400x600mm Palette knife

Lynley van Alphen Artist

Tue Mar 12 2019

More painting adventures today. 4wd over the lake Onslow road to Paerau in the Maniototo. Plan to stay around a day or two and see what I come up with😁 So far just this Lake Onslow road 750mm diameter round Oil on linen Palette knife

Lynley van Alphen Artist

Tue Mar 12 2019

Combining exercise with a paintout😁 Lawrence bike trail to Evan's Flat to paint the old railway stock yards. I assure you colours are not that intense...it's just the phone camera doing it's thing. Lovely hot day...23+ easy. Might have a touch of sunburn I think. Coffee stop at The Wild Walnut cafe before cruising home😊 Evan's Flat Stockyards Oil in linen A4 Palette knife

Lynley van Alphen Artist

Mon Mar 11 2019