You are an artist

Take a moment to look at the differences in these paintings.

My talented class today with their paintings of Toukley Beach, north of Sydney, Australia.
My talented class one Saturday in November 2015 showing off their paintings of Toukley Beach, north of Sydney, Australia.

You can see by the smiles that a good afternoon was had by all. They should be proud. The have applied themselves with concentration and focus to transform a blank canvas into a thing of beauty. This class proved yet again again that creativity need not be taught. Everybody is creative. They make decisions. As adults, they have already developed tastes and preferences.

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Paul Cezanne postcard: Still Life with Apples, 1890

The Cezanne postcards arrived today!

Inglis Academy postcard Series 1, no.2: Paul Cezanne: Still Life with Apples, 1890
Inglis Academy postcard Series 1, no.2.
Paul Cezanne (1839-1906)
Still Life with Apples, 1890
35 x 46 cm | Style: Post-impressionism

Cezanne said "with an apple I will astonish "Paris. And he did. But it's difficult for the modern eye to see why, because his innovations became intrinsic to the language of western art.

Learn to paint this work yourself in one "Paint a Masterwork" session at Inglis Academy.

The front of this card shows a syllabus piece from our art curriculum, painted by Peter Inglis. The works are also available for purchase.

Give your employees a hands-on experience in the creative processes of the masters of western art with our Corporate Training sessions

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Contemporary Acoustic Guitar by Trevor Gore and Gerard Gilet

These two books by Australian physicist Trevor Gore and luthier Gerard Gilet contain the most authoritative and comprehensive information available on how guitars work, and how to build them.

Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build: Volume 1: Design Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build: Volume 2: Build
Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build: Volume 1: Design and Volume 2: Build, by Trevor Gore with Gerard Gilet.

The two volumes together provide a theoretical background and practical foundation for the design and construction of acoustic guitars with more than 800 pages and over 1200 detailed photos and illustrations.

Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build: Volume 1: Design
Expect heavy physics and maths in volume 1. Trevor Gore is a physicist and he worked with Gerard Gilet for 15 years to produce these two volumes. (Excerpt from Volume 1: Design.)

Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build: Volume 1: Design
A graph showing the response of a popular brand of classical guitar strings. (Excerpt from Volume 1: Design)

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