Philippa Friend

Formerly painting under the name Philippa Hume. I am one and the same person. I have been painting and drawing for most of my life and enjoy a variety of mediums, subjects and styles. At present my usual medium is acrylic on canvas and often I use bright colours combined with a contemporary style. I have attended various art courses in painting, printmaking and drawing, particularly through the Canberra School of Art Visual Art Access programme when I lived in Canberra and the USQ McGregor Summer Art School since moving to Queensland in 2004. For the past fourteen years I have been a member of BRVA and enjoy the camaraderie of making art in a group, holding joint exhibitions and sharing techniques and ideas. I am a retired secondary school teacher who loves teaching and runs drawing classes at home for small groups and individuals as I believe that drawing is at the basis of most art practice and is a logical starting point for those interested in developing their skills in visual art. I believe that anyone can learn to draw and paint, given the right encouragement and practice. No-one has yet proved me wrong!

Birds' Eye View acrylic on canvas 90x120cm $800
Birdwatchers II mixed media on canvas 60x60cm $300
Company acrylic on canvas 80x100cm $350
Kitchen II acrylic on paper 33x33cm framed $180
King Parrot Chick acrylic 60cm x 30cm $150
Rainbow Lorikeet acrylic 45cm x 45cm $200
Conversation On The Stair acrylic 1m x 75cm $400
The Office acrylic 76cm x 60cm $180
Garden Watchers I mixed media diptych $1000 sold
Garden Watchers II mixed media diptych $1000 sold
Sunflower Still Life acrylic 30cm x 40cm $120
White Jug Still Life acrylic 30cm x 40cm $120
First Light acrylic on cedar panel 23cm x 28cm x 3cm $150 with wooden frame
White On Red acrylic on canvas 30cm x 40cm $100
Black on Red acrylic on canvas 30cm x 40cm $100
Out My Front Door acrylic on canvas 60cm x 75cm $400
Breakfast Benchtop guache on paper 20cm x 20cm $180 unframed - matted
The Woodworker acrylic on board 26cm x 52cm 200 wooden frame
Welcome Home acrylic on canvas 75cm x 100cm x 4cm 900
On the Bench acrylic on canvas 75cm x 100cm x 4cm 900
Street on Leros acrylic 50 x 60 400
Tourists on Leros acrylic 50 x 60 300
On Leros Greek Islands acrylic 50 x 60 350
The Church and the Priest Leros acrylic 30 x 40 200
Arrival Patmos acrylic 30 x 40 200