As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came toContinue reading “The perennial trap”
I went to see an exhibition by Barbara von Seida at the Carlton Gallery (part of The Arts Junction) in Katikati yesterday. As soon as I walked in, I said, “these are my kind of paintings”—heavily abstracted landscapes with beautiful colour and atmosphere. The only thing I didn’t like was that many of the paintingsContinue reading “Barbara von Seida’s “Follow Me” exhibition”
I completely botched the shadows for this (they’re way too dark—and probably the wrong colour 😆), but the flowers and leaves aren’t too bad.
We stopped in Ngatea for about 10 minutes today, and I took the opportunity to do this quick sketch. Here’s a photo of the sculpture, from the other side.