Evelyn Antonysen is an artist from the North West of Tasmania
A respected teacher of art, her watercolours are evidence of an experimental and highly creative approach to her medium. Working wet in wet the washes of colour blend and run, evoking the evanescent nature of light and weather in Tasmania.
She depicts the coast with its rock platforms, little coves, rolling waves and fierce storms through the application of water and pure pigments to heavy hand made watercolour paper. She is influenced by Japanese Sumi-e practice.
This fluid impressionistic approach is also evident in other media that Evelyn enjoys such as encaustic wax medium. In contrast are the illustrative artworks, for example bird illustrations, which arise from keen observation skills developed through the study of natural Sciences.
Handpainted using encaustic wax medium so the painting is 3 dimensional. This pair... colours of the ocean..is off to Victoria tomorrow... sold $30. The paintings are so tiny, 12mm. The bezels are bamboo and the hooks surgical steel. Unique... no one else uses the...
t Forth Art Studio https://youtu.be/cRwlAwEjn68
I have posted a few videos on You Tube but cannot seem to locate easily. Lots to learn. I also need to explore editing Early days in this exploration of videoing and sharing. https://youtu.be/sJFdkMLPrPE
During this lockdown period I walk most days for exercise. I am lucky that there is an expansive beach just 5 minutes from home. This has given me many beautiful photos ... just using my phone. A few of these I have interpreted as watercolours. Remember my aim is to...
I am fortunate to be one of the artists at Burnie Makers Workshop. We demonstrate our craft, interact with visitors, including those from cruise ships, and sell our work. All local products made by the artists displaying the work. We set up on a roster basis. A...