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Lake Hayes from the Remarkables, Queenstown

The last of the 3 started in Java. This view is from the hairpin road to the Remarkables Skifield looking west towards the Arrowtown area across about 10km of glacial morrain. Oils 60cmx40cm

Alistair McDonald

Farmlet near Queenstown

The 1st, and most Expressionist(?), of the 3 oils completed in Java. This one was wide brush, lots of paint and minimal edits. Canvas, 60cmx70cm

Alistair McDonald

April 11, 2016 ... filling in time

Reading is dangerous. It fills your head with strange ideas. Likewise, listening to people whose photography you admire is disruptive. I am becoming accustomed to not feeling guilty if a day or three go by with no images made. 664 more words


Shotover River, near Queenstown

Near Yogjakarta in Southern Java, painting with Indonesia’s leading contemporary landscape painter John van der Sterren. John is encouraging me to use wider brushes, load up the paint and be more intuitive/cut loose more. 54 more words

Alistair McDonald


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Mitre Peak

View from my bedroom window. Nah, it’s the Milford Sound, Fiordland. oils 100×100

Alistair McDonald