Sunday, 15 February 2015

Dog Murals

 Above, the painting. Below, the painting distressed


Saturday, 7 February 2015

Table Top Etching Press. Sale Enquiries johnnymulvay@vodafone.co.nz

 This 1908 etching press is off to a Christchurch print maker tomorrow morning. It is a 24 inch model with a press bed 605mm x 1000mm and full size felts. It's been a busy time for me restoring and converting  this antique mangle to it's new role. Ain't it pretty?
The original antique was made in the days before built in obsolescence and it should last lifetimes in it's new role. Simple and strong...


Sunday, 1 February 2015

Girls and Horses

As the above photo shows horses are kind to girls and women; patient, accommodating, enjoying the attention. For just so long... Just like me!! I got a bond with Chase and Dominic the Donkey. We know stuff. It's not stuff that can be expressed with something as crude as a written language. It's subtle. We like to think so. It's all in a look, a glance....