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WAYNE VICKERS - LANDSCAPE ARTIST

Limited Edition Print – Papamoa Beach

The road to creating a limited edition print I am personaly happy with has been long and sometimes fustrating. I have been experimenting with printing methods and finishes, they are all very good but I wanted something that goes above and beyond - the conclusion is; a...

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Open Studio Exhibitions

After many months I finally have filled my studio walls. We will be hosting Open Studio Exhibitions on Saturday 26 May and 2nd June 10am - 4pm. You are more than welcome to come along and see my latest works and a limited Giclee Prints. Going forward we plan to open...

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Glaisnock Wilderness Area – Alpine painting

Some of the most remote and rugged landscape in New Zealand; the Glaisnock Wilderness Area stretches from the Tasman Sea in the West to Lake Te Anau in the East.  In the early 1900's Wapiti or North American Elk Deer were introduced to this land, today the eerie bugle...

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Aoraki Mount Cook timelapse

Aoraki Mount Cook is New Zealand's highest peak at 3724 metres and surely the most magnificent. I love the way Aoraki towers over the Southern landscape and can be seen from both the East and West coast. The photo reference I used for this painting was kindly given to...

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April update

    Time fly's as usual and it's been ages since I updated the website. Hope you enjoyed the short video of the studio,...

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Crash and Burn – when it goes wrong

Last week I mentioned a new painting of a Historic Woolshed - well it didn't go well! It's definitely not the first time and won't be the last, this time I decided I had a boring composition, it looked predictable and 'chocolate boxy', so it met with the fire...

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Ohiwa Harbour

As you leave Ohope beach heading towards Opotiki you first pass the Oyster farm on your left, then after a couple of bends you can look across the Harbour and see Waiotahi headland and beach in the distance. Ohakana Island on the left and the mainland to the right...

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New Painting update

I have just updated the website with images of my latest paintings and also included what is currently available. Three paintings found homes in December, I currently have paintings in the following galleries if you are out and about over summer, they are all in great...

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Local Seascape

Spring in Papamoa has brought us lots and lots of rain, many cloudy days and few sunny ones. These cloudy overcast days with a barely a breath of wind and virtually no swell create an inspiring sea; the whitewash and foam look whiter than white, the sea takes on a...

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Water at you feet Seascape

This painting is inspired by walking the dog on our local Papamoa Beach in the evenings. We're in the middle of spring and it's four seasons in one day all the time, but it makes for really interesting skies! I love it when the whitewash looks whiter than white and...

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Something different – Africa

Here's something completely different, this is a scene from a road/track in the Moremi National Park, Botswana, which is part of the Okavango Delta. We were aimlessly driving these dirt tracks a couple of months ago on a self-drive Safari which started in Capetown and...

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Mount Base track, crashing sea study

Checking in with my latest seascape, a 30 X 18" crashing wave study. I got a load of great pics last week. It's such a beautiful track right on our doorstep that see's thousands of visitors every year, I wonder how many of them are studying the beauty of that crashing...

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Cyclone Cook Storm, May 17 Papamoa

Working on my third Wave painting in a row, it's not finished but getting closer. This wave was during Cyclone Cook back in May on Papamoa Beach. You know I quietly worked away at learning to paint the sea for a few years before I showed anyone a Seascape (the first...

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New Wave Painting

Finishing touches to a new wave, 510 X 1020mm, we've been lucky to have some beautiful winter weather at the beach lately. For any artsy people interested; 6 tubes of paint for the entire painting, Ultra blue, Pthalo blue, Raw Umber, Viridian, Cad Orange and Titanium...

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Pacific Swell

We’re right in the middle of a hot Kiwi summer here in NZ, I count myself lucky to live only a stones throw from the ocean. So naturally the ocean is inspiring what I’ve been painting lately. I’ve been working on these two paintings on and off for a few weeks now and...

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Shovel Flat – West Matukituki

Just off the easel! Shovel Flat in the West Matukituki Valley, Mount Aspiring National Park. Shovel Flat is a beautiful valley in the Aspiring National Park, plenty of opportunity for camping and amazing scenery. Mount Bevan and Joffre are in the distance and...

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