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At The Filming Of The TV Program

Yesterday the team from Put Some Colour In Your Life came into my studio to do a program on my work. During the program I start a painting of Longbeach from the Pier from scratch. I mean one of those scary blank white canvases. Graeme Stevenson and Sophie Stacey were great, they made me feel at ease with their professionalism and their friendliness.

There is always a worry that the show won’t go the way I hoped for or the painting won’t go well. Inviting people into my studio is always a bit nerve wracking because you never can predict the reaction of the viewer. Obviously people make judgements as soon as they walk in and no one want to hear negative comments about new work. Graeme and Sophia sat down with me and went through all the photos I had chosen for the program and we discussed art, artists, nature and the structure of aesthetic beauty. The Golden Ratio and fractals are also one of Graeme’s interests.

The program will be on YouTube in the next 6-8 weeks.

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Just Finished Californian Sea Lions Painting

Marine mammal protection makes it possible for us to experience these incredible Californian Sea Lions in their natural habitat.  I have had the privilege to visit and then paint these beautiful anaimals. #natureaddict #marinemammalprotectionact #oceanlife #painting #sealions #californiansealion #artlife

Californian Sea Lions 2016 Stephanie Burns
Californian Sea Lions 2016
Stephanie Burns
Oil on canvas
36 x 48 in
© Stephanie Burns
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Nearly Finished Painting A Sea Lion

Painting went really well yesterday. I had fun painting this gorgeous Sea Lion. What a privilege to be able to see these mammals in their natural habitat on Catalina Island. Feel and smell the nature. Really immerse myself in the moment and then paint it. #sealion #painting #nature #catalinaisland #stephanieburns #artist #artlife #sealionpainting

Stephanie Burns Sea Lion
Stephanie Burns Sea Lion, Oil on canvas, 36×48 in
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On The Red Carpet Last Night

I am so proud to say I was on the Red Carpet last night with my son Laurence Fuller for the premiere of Road To The Well. Can you tell? Road To The Well, the independent movie directed by Jon Cvack, was great. Laurence’s performance was brilliant, and I wasn’t the only person who said that.

Road The The Well Premiere Starring Laurence Fuller
Road The The Well Premiere
Starring Laurence Fuller
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Painting a Blue Whale

Creating a painting is a long process. I am on the balcony in Hollywood making decisions about the background and talk about dreaming the painting into existence.

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Australian Artist Stephanie Burns In New US TV Series

In May, Stephanie flies out to Los Angeles to paint coastal scenes of California and iconic symbols like the Hollywood sign in her unique style. The twenty five minute documentary about Stephanie Burns is a segment of Colour In Your Life  which will be filmed in Los Angeles and released internationally later in 2016.

Stephanie Burns, Sir Nicholas Serota, Sir Anthony Caro, Tate Britain
Stephanie Burns, Sir Nicholas Serota and Sir Anthony Caro Tate Britain 2010.
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New book

My new book “The English Paintings” turned up today. Very exciting.

The exhibition starts next week on the 19th Sept. Opening Thursday 2nd October 6 – 8 pm.

The English Paintings by Stephanie Burns 2014
The English Paintings by Stephanie Burns