Category Archives: Art

And as the sun slowly sinks in the west….

…we say “Farewell” to Mapua, jewel of the Top of the South. Oil painting by local biologist, Sam, 10 years old Also the coolest kid on the block. Advertisements

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Form follows function

Wood. Nail Magnet Jude Raffils is a really cool guy (who spent his early years up the road) and designed and makes this bottle opener, along with a whole range other well-designed stylish products. Started out at the Nelson Saturday … Continue reading

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Can’t get away from the bastard…..

The Suter Art Gallery does me no favours. Although I’m still trying to work out who the greater cartoon character is….

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Martha, my dear…

Beatles. White album. Can’t help it. Martha Blanche Sidonie… ….works at Red Gallery ….is an illustrator ….comes from Hull (just like Mick Ronson…) ….is currently in Moscow …..is learning how to make ceramics Seems fairly talented……

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Just like the Mastercard advert…

  Sophia’s art lessons: $200 and counting The result: Priceless. Split Apple rock in the Abel Tasman National Park. In oil. 11 years old….

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2 degrees of separation – reloaded

Jamie Brown runs the retail outlet of Martin Townshend‘s flash new brewery at T.O.A.D hall in Motueka. He’s also represented New Zealand at netball. He also takes this – vine clippings – and turns them into this… or this – … Continue reading

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If you’re good….

…you can do this. It’s the same with Guinness – if it’s poured properly, you can write your initials in the head and they’ll still be here when you’ve finished. Or a shamrock. It’s the same with latte art on … Continue reading

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