A Mariner's Tale
80cm (H) x 104cm (W) x 4cm (D)
Medium: Acrylic and watercolour collage on paper
Artist: Erica Wagner
Price: $ 480.00
The title is a reference to 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner', Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The original under-painting was done in 2008 and I called it 'dreamscape' then—you can see traces of some ghostly faces if you look closely. In recent times I've been painting and drawing lots of birds for a poetic project with a friend. I observe birds in nature, study them in books and watch videos of birds in flight to capture expressive moments in flight, then trace those movement drawings and cut out shapes from old paintings. So this is another work of layers, that for me resonates with Coleridge's poem about human transgression and the power of nature.
A Sacred Song
38cm (H) x 76cm (W) x 4cm (D)
Medium: Acrylic on the stretched canvas
Artist: Rosa Wong
Price: $ 1,200.00
This beautiful scenery is located in Brimbank Park, Melbourne. When I stopped by the embankment to watch the flowing water, it seems that Holy Spirit is singing, and He is soothing the uneasy heart, and gives people the strength and wisdom to overcome difficulties and refill people’s hearts with hope and love. The clear running water keeps washing away the fear, pain and loneliness arising from the epidemic. I believe that if we continue to care for others and work together to build peace, the new world will be around.
51cm (H) x 41cm (W) x 1.5cm (D)
Medium: Artist Acrylic & Fabric (Mix Media) on Gesso primed canvas. Ready to hang, D rings and wire attached at the back. Comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Artist: Hsin Lin
Price: $ 1,000.00
Beach Patrol—Seagull (2021) Signed at front. Painted with palette knife and brushes. Ready to hang: D rings and wire attached at the back. Side panel painted: Blue Artist Acrylic & Lace (Mix Media) on Gesso primed canvas. Comes with a certificate of authenticity. Affirmation: Stand still and hold your heart close to mine, I will keep you safe. Seagull symbolism means that there is always opportunity in everything, even in the most unlikely time / places. It Is also a reminding to us that everything has a purpose. As many of you may know I don’t paint birds very often, but when I do it’s normally a self-projection. After months of lock down in Victoria, I felt the ocean was calling me so I took a day trip to Phillip Island. During the lunch I set down on a quiet beach and spotted this beautiful friend standing beside me. The weather was nice and the sky was blue. This little fella accompanied me for quite some time and I really enjoyed the serenity by the sea with my new little friend. I captured the Seagull with my eyes and camera, somehow, I saw determination and unwavering courage in its eyes, it’s comforting in a way that I cannot describe. I then worked in my studio for this piece after the trip, sending days capturing this beautiful bird with my paint brushes and canvas, and finally have it completed. Sharing this beautiful moment with you, hope you enjoy the latest piece of my animal series—THE VOICE OF NATURE SERIES. Artwork inspired by nature in Phillip Island, Victoria, Summer 2021.
Boat repairs Williamstown
72cm (H) x 93cm (W) x 2.5cm (D)
Medium: Watercolour on Arches 300gsm
Artist: Robert Young
Price: $ 950.00
My wife Jan and I enjoy going for day trips in and around Melbourne. On one of these rainy day journeys we were in Williamstown looking across to Melbourne city. Due to an oncoming storm all work on the boats in dry dock stopped. I decided to begin work on this painting in late 2019 and put the brushes down in early May 2020. At the time of starting the painting little did I realise that it depicts the gathering storm that was the Coronavirus that hit the world in 2020. The storm stopped the boat repairs: the virus stopped the world. Bob Young
Eaglehawk Neck Bay
76cm (H) x 102cm (W) x 3cm (D)
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Artist: Lihong Zhang
Price: $ 2,600.00
The Artist travelled a lot both in Australia and oversea, she is eager to find beauty from the nature and trying to express her feeling by her brush. She has a sensitivity to colour and light, and interpret the seeing by the colour she felt. The landscape is real but with personal character. She painted series of landscape, Title it with the name of the location or holiday season.
Fishing Boat Wreck
53cm (H) x 68cm (W) x 4cm (D)
Medium: Oil paint on wood. Professionally framed in a plain, neutral, light wooden frame.
Artist: Moyra Le Blanc Smith
Price: $ 730.00
Walking on the wide beach in warm afternoon sunshine, I spotted something unusual on the beach in the distance. On approaching it, I found a rusting fishing vessel washed up on the sand, seaweed hanging off the railings. I spent a lot of time wondering about this boat. Who had it belonged to, what had befallen it and how long had it been lying here abandoned in the sand? I imagined it being washed by the ocean time after time, tide by tide and gradually becoming more and more rusted. Eventually it will break apart and be reclaimed by the ocean. I was intrigued and wanted to paint the peaceful scene. The painting is professionally framed with a light coloured, plain, neutral wooden frame.
50cm (H) x 56cm (W) x 2cm (D)
Medium: Graphite and Colour Pencil
Artist: Linda Weil
Price: $ 1,400.00
'The human mind enjoys impressive visions of unearthly creatures'―Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas The Oceans are a world of myth and mystery, the depths hiding unknown marvels. 70% of the earth’s surface is covered with water; the sea is everything and the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. ‘20,000 Leagues’ refers to the distance travelled by my pencils as I explore the mechanics of nature and ocean dwellers through a clockwork lens. Starting from a point of realistic naturalism I journey through a world of life based on cogs, gears, wheels, and mechanical constructions. Graphite drawings with hints of colour delight in complex detail inviting you to closely examine each work and explore its creative engineering. Early in Jules Verne’s novel, Professor Aronnax asks ‘What goes on in those distant depths? What creatures inhabit or could inhabit those regions … It is almost beyond conjecture.' I like to dare to make conjectures.
140cm (H) x 140cm (W) x 3cm (D)
Medium: Oil and charcoal on canvas
Artist: Jane Flowers
There is a long tradition of ship's cats. Thousands of years ago, cats were encouraged aboard boats, as rodent reducers on vessels plying trade between communities throughout the Mediterranean. Later, cats have also become ocean going companions, notably Matthew Flinders’ adored Trim. Or Pepe, as detailed in adventuress Neilma Sydney’s 'True tale Of Henrietta the Hen and Pepe a Sea Cat' who all travelled the world together via various container ships. Or surfer / world warrior / ocean going yachtswoman Captain Liz Clark and her adopted tabby Amelia the tropicat. In this painting, out to sea, under a full moon, the ship’s cat keeps watch … It is part of a series of more monochromatic paintings I am developing to capture the essence of light on water.
Shipping Movements on the Yarra
56cm (H) x 76cm (W) x 3cm (D)
Medium: Oil on Stretched Linen
Artist: Mary Hyde
Price: $ 3,000.00
An artistic interest is always provided by the movement of shipping on the Yarra River. Here the powerful tug nudges the large ship into position.
The Twelve Apostles
64.6cm (H) x 74.6cm (W) x 5.5cm (D)
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Artist: Leslie Pascoe
Price: $ 950.00
Always a beautiful part of the Great Ocean Road near Port Campbell Victoria.
The Wine-Dark Sea
76cm (H) x 102cm (W) x 5cm (D)
Medium: Florentine hand ground oil pigments on linen
Artist: Amanda Holmes-Tzafrir
Price: $ 18,000.00
The 'wine-dark sea' is a reference to the words of Homer, as in ancient times there was no word for the colour blue. In the literal translation the 'wine-face sea' is mentioned in the Illiad and Odyssey, often to describe rough, stormy sea.