FROM THE STUDIO - DAVID STONES

Impressions National Art Awards 2017

Impressions National Art Awards 2017

I am very lucky to live in the wonderful town of Mapua, New Zealand. Mapua and the surrounding area has many talented artists. Our local Hall is th...

Colour Palettes

Colour Palettes

Many years ago I worked mainly on landscapes, I was particularly interested in the New Zealand’s native bush and the relationship between land and...

David Hockney - Current

David Hockney - Current

The recent Hockney exhibition in Melbourne could not be missed. We spent the best part of two days absorbing the exhibition. Like Hockney I have be...

NZ Antique and Classic Boat Show

NZ Antique and Classic Boat Show

It is always a wonderful day in March when the NZ Antique and Classic Boat Show takes over Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park. The mov...

Painting Boats

Painting Boats

I do enjoy looking for and drawing the curved flowing forms of traditional boats. The movement of the boat through the water captures my interest e...

Shame! :

Shame! :

I came across the banner that I held through out the 1981 Springbok tour protests. It only needed one word...SHAME. This word has become synonymou...