A sunny day for 'en plein air' painters


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September 28th 2019
Published: September 28th 2019
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A special 3 day event is taking place in Mandurah this holiday weekend, with approx 100 artists taking part. It has been organised by Leon Holmes, who lives in Mandurah. Leon is a well known artist here and an invited guest artist, Warwick Fuller. Warwick's paintings have been bought by Prince Charles!

We wandered around the marina and a park, which overlooks the estuary stopping to watch the artists at work. There was a really festive atmsphere with lots of visitors. The sun shone all day, but it was pleasantly warm.

We enjoyed a tasty Thai lunch in a restaurant overlooking the water and busy Marina.

Al did a very quick charcole sketch in the late afternoon.

We came home to pack ready to fly to Melbourne tomorrow.


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Al's charcoal effortAl's charcoal effort
Al's charcoal effort

I only spent about 20 mins on this but enjoyed doing it.


28th September 2019

Hi there
It is lovely following your visit. Thank you for sharing your experiences. Much love x
28th September 2019

Leaving Mandurah
Have enjoyed your blogs so. On to Melbourne and the next step. Enjoy xx
29th September 2019

Next leg of the visit .....
Loving all your news of travels and exploring, and just having time with family and old friends. Amazing to have caught up with your old Rhodesian friends too - emotional for sure. And now you’ll be in Melbourne and pastures new. Looking forward to the next stories. Much love - Susie and Roger xx
30th September 2019
Al's charcoal effort

Wow! I didn't know you had gone!....
Hi Alan and Elaine, well you look like two young hikers around the world in that amazing photo of you both! Sun suits you! I love your charcoal sketch, got a nice feel to it and the water is shimmering. Nice one Al. Had the OAS opening last night, good show, high standard, loved your new style entry pencil marks exciting! I don't do facebook so no idea when you are back or even when you went!? Have a great trip! Celebrate life! lots of love Sally xx ps sorry not seen you, had friend from Miami to stay for 7 weeks this summer and up and down to Devon.

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