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What is Art?

What is Art? “Art is the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, often, but not always, in a visual form.”  The debate on the definition of art has raged forever.  I embrace this rather all-encompassing definition, believing that “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination” is the key, whether that skill and imagination is …


Creative Energy – Part 3

  The Making of A Portrait www.trevornewman.com setting up the background One of the most fascinating sessions/lessons of the Australian Art Workshop Tour at Genius Loci last September…was the Portrait Session…with Michael asked to be the model.  As the group circled all around, armed with their sketch pads and paints, the techniques and pointers of drawing portraits were explained and …


Creative Energy – Part 2

Meet the pleasant, enthusiastic, fun, motivated and talented art students of professional artist, Trevor Newman, during Trevor’s Art Tour / Workshop at Genius Loci in September.  This group in the utmost sense of an Art Workshop, produced collectively an exciting atmosphere of creative energy at Genius Loci.  With each other they sketched, prepped, painted, struggled , failed and triumphed…discussed, commented, …