Tui Dreaming – artwork by Pam Mundell
Pam Mundell, an artist from Whangarei New Zealand, contacted me to make art reproductions of her painting “Tui Dreaming”. The painting was scanned, colour matched with copies then made from it. Pam was delighted with the final result.
Pam’s work can be found online at www.pammundell.co.nz
Artist Richard Robinson brought in this marvelous painting of Robinton Island, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand, to be copied and reproduced. Measuring over 1500mm x 1000mm this would be a challenge to copy. I photographed the image in 16 sections, stitched them together then colour proofed the image before making a full size canvas replica print. Richard was thrilled with the results.
More of Richard’s work can be found here: newzealandartist.com
Blue Skies Ahead
Artist Sandra Whyte brought in her latest painting to be copied for limited reproduction on canvas and art paper. Depicting a rare native Blue Duck basking in the sun at Poseidon Creek, Milford Sound, at the end of the Milford Track walk.
More information can be found On Sandra’s website here Sandra Whyte – Blue Skies Ahead
The art work will be auctioned off for Hospice fundraiser.
Richard Cranenburgh from One The Edge Gallery has organised a charity art auction fundraiser for North Haven Hospice, Whangarei, Northland. One of the items to be auctioned is this abstract painting created by Richard.
The painting was photographed, colour corrected to match as close as possible as the original. This was then printed on canvas and mounted. Other affordable paintings, prints, photography, glass, wood, textile and ceramics will also be up for auction.
Viewing is at the Old Library, 7 Rust Ave, Whangarei from 29th October. Auction night is Wed 6th Nov starting 5pm. More information about the auction can be seen here: onthe edgegallery.co.nz
Fine sketch reproduction by artist Steve Moase
Artist Steve Moase had me reproduce his fine art sketch ‘Where Wind Meets Wood’ onto fine art paper. Measuring 885 x 500mm in size the print captures the essence of the Catlins landscape in the South Island.
Steve’s website can be found here:www.moaseart.com
Artist Sandra Whyte had me make art reproductions of her next painting “What Lies Beneath”. The painting depicts a Miromiro or Tomtit in the bush of Waipoua Forest where Sandra saw it on a tramping trip. The painting was carefully copied and colours matched closely to the original.
The original painting can be viewed at NKB Gallery 455 Mt Eden Road, Auckland. Sandra’s website has more information here www.sandrawhyteartist.co.nz/
NKB Gallery website: www.nkbgallery.co.nz/
HMS Naid anchored in New Castle on Tyne 1940
Near miss on HMS Naid, Mediterranean Sea
Salvo from HMS York hits the after magazines on an Italian Destroyer
Another Job Done.
Captured Luftwaffe Pilot
Destruction of German wireless station, Jan Mayen Island Nov 15, 1940
These are photos taken by George Darvill whom served in the Royal Marines in the British Navy during World War II. His son Eddie with the help of his daughter, contacted me to scan the images. They were scanned at a high resolution so every detail can be seen in each photo.
It just goes to show the sacrifices made during war, so we can live the way we do today.
Out On A Limb art reproduction by artist Sandra Whyte
Artist Sandra Whyte had me copy this painting of Sirroco the Kakapo onto canvas and art paper. Sirroco lives in the Maungatautari Ecological Island, Waikato. After a private sitting with Sirocco, Sandra painted his portrait and donated it to Maungatautari Trust to raise funds for an upgrade to the pest proof fence.
Measuring 20 x 40 inches (51 x 102cm) the painting was scanned in sections, joined together then colour corrected to match the original painting as close as possible. Mounted canvas prints and art prints are available to purchase. More information can be found at Sandra’s web link Sandra Whyte . Maungatautari Trust’s website can be found here
The painting sold in excess of $3000.
Building a car from scratch by hand – old school
John brought these old photos in to be enhanced and enlarged. It shows his father sitting in his home built car. Built from scratch in the 1930s, England, using only hand tools, John’s father made this little sports car. It just goes to show what you can make with skill & patience.
John thinks the car was later on sold and used for racing events. It’s whereabouts today is unknown.
Re-known painter Philip Kilmour contacted me about reproducing his latest painting ‘Whangaroa Boatshed’ to put onto canvas for limited edition prints.
Philip is a contemporary realist painter. The original painting measured 1015mm x 840mm. It was meticulously copied in detail, proofed and printed onto canvas. The final reproduction (limited to 75) will measure 24 x 30inches.
Philip’s works and background can be found on his website here