Laughing Moon Watercolours: Watercolour Artist in Tasmania and Western Australia

 

 

Welcome to Janine's ONLINE Gallery

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Janine is a watercolour artist in Tasmania and Western AustraliaJanine was born in Tasmania but has lived in Perth for twenty -five years now, and has been painting and drawing for as long as she can remember. Studying art through High school, College, Fremantle Tafe and Curtain University.

The winner of many awards for  ceramic and China painting over the years and  has also designed and created Leadlights. Fifteen years ago Janine decided to concentrate on watercolours and joined the Rockingham Watercolour Society. She has exhibited both in group and solo Exhibitions.

In later years contentedly deciding to devote more time to watercolour paintings and glass work, Janine spends a lot of time trucking around Australia with her husband, which provides a great opportunity to capture the beauty of our country in photographs to take home for her art work. Also doing workshop with renowned Australia Artist such as Craig Penny and John Lovell.

An exciting new chapter has now opened in her art journey this is kiln fired glass, being fortunate to have the opportunity to study under some of the worlds leading glass artist as, Miriam Di Fiore (Italy). Dr Jerry King. Carrie Iverson – USA. Rudi Gritsch (Austria). Richard Parrish (USA) and Catharine Newell (USA).

From this Janine has developed her own very unique construction techniques with the use of glass powders and frits to create the design.  These pieces are both functional and beautiful pieces of art, depicting the Australian bush and its varied animals. Again this collection is a variation of some traditional and other more contemporary pieces.

The latest adventure for Janine is oils on canvas, creating a whole new platform for her to explore in her unique way.

 

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New Studio!
Glass Studio

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Studio



Laughing Moon Studio is situated in the Perth hills on 18 acres of beautiful Australian bush with huge Jarrah trees and hundreds of Blackboys , Gin trees & wildflowers.

We are an ecologically sustainable studio built from recycled sea containers. Our Glass kilns are powered by a 10 Kw Solar system and a large quantity of the glass used in my work is recycled.


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