Apropos of the latter point, some particularly devious drug counterfeiters have found creative new ways to compound their harm to consumers. As reported in April 2012 by ABC-News’ Nightline, some patients purchasing medications from questionable online sources have subsequently been contacted by individuals impersonating Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) officers.
My paintings and works on paper echo the rhythms and vibrations of an inner landscape.
The central idea that intrigues me is that art or the aesthetic experience can reveal a truth that penetrates the surface. The reflections we have when we experience a work of art have a relationship to our notion of beauty.
I am captivated by the wonderful light and colour we have in this part of the world.... I surf and enjoy our clean,clear ocean and am constantly challenged to capture that feeling of sunshine and warmth on canvas.
I am constantly inspired by people and faces, the trees(especially the trees), the animals, the ocean and the city, feeling that it is all a wonderful, insightful, research program to help my creative currency expand and prosper. My life is art, my inspirations are music, nature, color, shapes and light.
Ian Parkinson runs 'Shmik' out of his Billinudgel workshop. Using CAD , lasercutting technology and vibrant spray painted finishes to create unique and contemporary objects such as mirror frames and tables. See some of his work at www.shmik.com.au
This is one of a series of works entitled - GHOST GUM'S
About the artist...
Born is 1960, Robi showed talent at a young age for music. This was a passion that would see him performing professionally by 12 and receiving a number of Australia music awards by his mid twenties, including a "Australian Variety Artist Award (Mo Award) and 2 nominations.
My work to this point has been quite experimental. I am self taught and enjoy creating abstract works that have an appealing sense of colour that will move the eye around in exploration, wonder and harmony. I like the idea of being able to communicate to others these colourful moments or puzzles that live in my mind that end up on canvas or paper.