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"2013 Exhibition "
Soho Galleries Crown St. Sydney Australia

The more I paint, the further I seem to be from my destination.

Every time I complete a painting I think of two more.

Every time I complete a solo exhibition, I realize I have leant so much, that I want to turn around and start painting for my next exhibition.

It happens every time. I realize this would be the case in all forms of endeavor, but it amazes me the amount there is to learn, about painting a picture.
I must admit that I have known for some time, that if I was to feel I have learnt it all, or I have painted the best I can, then there would be no incentive to paint any more.
So although I want to paint my best picture, I never want to realize that I have.

I am not here to show how well I know language, nor am I here to argue the theory of painting, to become famous or make ridicules amounts of money. Not that I would reject these things.
I am here, simply to show where I am up to in my endeavors to paint my own masterpiece. It is my quest and I will do it the way I want, but I would love to share it with you.

Artist - Painter Graeme W. Balchin
  • Listening to: The Cicadas outside
  • Reading: comments on DA
  • Watching: Paint dry
  • Playing: with my dragon
  • Eating: very little.
  • Drinking: Scotch

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Catdalzell Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really really enjoyed looking through your gallery.  You do such wonderful work :D
graemeb Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Thank you Cathrine, I am glad you dropped by an took the time to look.
SandraPelly Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi Graeme,

Nice to see you are still around and posting.   I hope you are doing well. Your work changed a bit over last few years.
graemeb Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015
Hi Sandra, yeah still around although not a lot. Well enough but getting older.
Change just happens while you think you are doing the same thing.
Elephantis Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
wonderful works
graemeb Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
Thank you and sorry for the delay. To busy painting.
TigerMoods Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014
graemeb Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
Thank you.
editorloud Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Dear Mr graemeb. Your paintings are really skillful! You make me want to practice and practice.
graemeb Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014
Pencil miles, that is what you need, the more you push a pencil around on a piece of paper the better.
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