'Bears of Colour' Jodi Van Der Pligt $120 (600 x 300mm) Acrylic on Canvas "Bears are cuddly and comforting at any time, especially in colour”
'Isolation Blues' Tarja Rantala $90 (400x500mm) Acrylic on Canvas
"Being in isolation has made me realize how our world can change so quickly. ...I need to find focus again..."
'This too shall pass' Gillian Goldsworthy $90 (400x300mm) Acrylic and Pastel on Canvas
"At the beginning of the lockdown when there was so much uncertainty I thought about other times in the past when things were troubling and concluded that this too shall pass."
'Dusk over MacLeay' Colin Owens $75 (700x600mm) Acrylic on Plywood - Varnished
"I have spent time on MacLeay & witnessed many spectacular sunsets & sunrises - you experience feelings of complete freedom & isolation - contentment - with this in mind from Western Road I have tried to capture the last light moment ! A sub disappearing is symbolic - the virus won’t let me go there to experience the “ dusk” moment !!! "
'Grovers Lane, Glen Innes' Karen Munster $150 (500x400mm) Acrylic on canvas
'One of my favourite laneways in Glen Innes that I like to walk - so many more to discover - wish I was there - bloody COVID!!"
'Rose Bowl' Judith Shaw $40 (300mmx 250mm) Oil on Canvas
'Out of the Blue' Danielle Bain $85 (300 x 375mm) Watercolour Framed "These are the Dutch Irises I grew in a big pot years ago. They were so beautiful I took a photo, and out of the blue, I thought recently that I finally have time to paint them."
'Glimmer of hope' Gillian Goldsworthy $250 (540x370mm) Pastel on Mi-Tientes paper
"Using a limited palette, I was trying to capture the moody dawn light to express the glimmer of the day to come."
‘Meditating’ Tarja Rantala $75 (500x400mm) Acrylic on Canvas
"...in isolation... turning my focus On prayer reflecting on the future... getting inspiration for my art..."
'David' Sylvia Heterick NFS (255 x 305mm) Acrylic on canvas board
"My first painting in 18 months. Great to be painting after my grief and my surgery. The isolation got me going!"
'Giant Steps' Karen Munster NFS 1180x800mm Acrylic on canvas
"Inspired by one of my favourite vistas from Mt Tamborine this painting since I created this painting late last year it has been my go-to in times of stress or angst - I lose myself in the bush and landscape - very calming for me - needless to say I have been gazing upon it quite a bit in the last 2 months!"
'Tomorrow’s over the horizon' Jacqui Selke-Pike $50 (450 x 620mm) Pastel on paper Framed
"Even when we are encouraged to be socially alone, tomorrow and better times are just out of sight at present, but better times will eventually come."
'The Forest 2' Gloria Dietz-Kiebron $140 (580x450mm) Acrylic on Canvas
"Using the drip method a Forest emerged."
'Yacht on Lake' Peter Veal $65 (500mmx 360mm) Acrylic on Canvas Unframed
'Still Life with Sunflower’ Lynn Dickinson $36 (300mm x 250mm) Watercolour, Giclee print
"Slowing down gives you time to notice the play of shadows from the blinds across a mundane fruit bowl and to admire the sublime complementary colours."
'Enjoying Autumn' Jacqui Selke-Pike $50 (450 x 620mm) Pastel on paper Framed
"Children can always find something interesting to explore and examine"
'Boats in Harbour' Peter Veal NFS (750mmx600mm) Acrylic on Canvas
'Spring Gum Blossoms' Laurel Donaldson $175 (500mm x430mm) Pastel Framed under glass
"Isolation gives us time to reflect and recently coming across photos of May Gibbs `Gumnut Babies’ provided the inspiration to paint and be reminded of the Spring dance of the beautiful gum blossoms."
'Balinese Dreaming' Judith Shaw $50.00 (600mmx 300mm) Oil on Canvas
'It's still life with Beaujolais!' Lynn Dickinson $150 (300mm x 420mm) Watercolour
"A handful of beans, tomatoes, garlic and fresh herbs are all you need for a simple satisfying meal accompanied by a young red and some crusty bread."
'Flowers for Grandma' Danielle Bain $40 (270 x 270mm)
"On a rare holiday with our interstate grandchildren, the littlest one loved to pick posies from the beach house garden for me. Such happy memories at this time of COVID-19, when we have not been able to see even our grandchildren who live close by."
'Magenta Madness' Laurel Donaldson $75 (430mmx 330mm) Mixed Media
"Out of isolation comes creativity and mine turned to a mixed media work featuring magenta and the opportunity to add toning colours and textures and voila Magenta Madness."
'Sky Sea Sand - Denied' Colin Owens $30 (160x110mm) Acrylic on Plywood - Varnished
"Since I could surf - the beach to me & nature’s wave power is special - you feel freeing an open beach - salt air - the sounds & surges - when nature’s power & predators threaten then we are denied - the painting depicts what the virus took away for another reason'
'Care Bear 1' Lynne Wright $30 (240mmx 290mm) Acrylic on Paper
"The Care Flight Bear came out of the wardrobe to stand vigil on the verandah rail. He watched over Riesling Street from high up over the hedge so that all the children passing by could see him."