Posts Tagged ‘art

01
Feb
14

The William Ricketts Sanctuary

When we were in Melbourne we went to see an old friend who lives in the hills. And while we were there, he took us to see the William Ricketts Sanctuary, a sculpture park, all the work created by the aforementioned sculptor.

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William Ricketts spent time with the Aboriginal people of the Australian outback. He credited them with a spirituality lost to the European settlers and found a saving grace amongst them. After he bought this area of land in the Dandenong Ranges, he dedicated himself to sculpting there connection to the land and each other and his relationship with them.

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The land is beautiful temperate rainforest, with the great Mountain Ashes, eucalypts that are the tallest broadleaf trees in the world. His sculptures seem to grow out of the land, itself.

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He saw both the white and black people as being crucified by what he called “The Brute”:

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This character is that of the dominator, seeking to control all the peoples of the earth. I can say that I heartily agree with him. This place is a place to reconnect to the lost spirit of the human race.

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See the entire set of photos.

If you are ever in the area, visit! Entry is free, there is a gift shop, and the whole thing is beautiful and thought and feeling provoking.

01
Apr
12

New Gateways Features

I’ve been rather absent in my RedBubble group, Gateways. But at last I’m on the ball and so here are the new featured works from Gateways.

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The Gateways Group is for works that give a sense of travelling to another world or dimension and these works have been chosen because they feel, to me, like they achieve that very well, because there is something shamanic about them.

There are three new featured members, too, so I’ll put in links here to all of them.

Mark Reep

Mark Reep

doubleblind

doubleblind

Craig Hitchens

Craig Hitchens

 

 

 

 

 

Dwarkan

Dwarkan

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Whisper

Whisper

 

 

 

 

 

They have all been made featured members because of the outstanding and consistent quality of work they contribute to the Gateways group.

06
Nov
10

New Gateways Features

The following wonderful pictures have all just been featured in the GATEWAYS GROUPon RedBubble. Take a look at other worthy works.

16
Aug
10

RedBubble

RedBubble is a wonderful site for people looking for or making art. Here you can find photography, fine arts, digital artworks as well as t-shirts, hoodies, calendars, stickers…and RB also has a few books out.

One of the groups that I run on RB has just had a new round of features.

Gateways.

(Click on the name or image to see.)

Apart from a swathe of featured images their are others to browse through.

I have also been fortunate enough to have been featured recently in the Cityscapes and City Skylines Group with this picture:

Further to this, I will be featuring a few favourite works on this blog from other artists at RedBubble so that all can see what wonderful works they truly are.

More anon.




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