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Jailbait

Graeme’s third novel, Jailbait, is now available at amazon.com. To find out more about the book and to read the chapter go to his blog site at Graeme Buckley Author Blog

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Last days to see our exhibition

Our exhibition, Benthos Illumination, is coming down on Monday, 10th April. Sunday is your last chance to see it and the other two excellent exhibitions accompanying ours, Tribal Odyssey and Fragments of Moments, so I urge you to visit Umbrella¬† … Continue reading

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Waterlily, Tyto

Now that the frantic preparation to get our exhibition, Benthos Illuminated, hung at Umbrella Studios is over and we have time to ourselves at last, we went with a friend to Tyto Wetlands in Ingham. I took this photo, which … Continue reading

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Benthos Illumination

Hope you can make it along.

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Menhir

This 5cm piece of coral has such an imposing present that I ¬† nicknamed it Menhir. It’s shape reminds me of a standing stone.

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Benthos is nigh

Our exhibition is fast approaching. We’ve been busy framing (now I remember why I never used to frame anything!). It’s been great working in the studio downstairs at Umbrella among such a lovely group of people. I am so fascinated … Continue reading

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Printmaking and the Mystery of a Barracuda

As part of my PressNorth residency at Umbrella Studios, I am creating a series of linocuts based on the benthos region (sea floor) of Townsville shores. Graeme and I went to Geoffrey Bay on Magnetic Island this week on another … Continue reading

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Cod snoozing in a low tide pool

Here’s a cod I spotted trapped in a small pool at the bottom of a big low tide. The pool wasn’t much bigger than it, but the tide had turned and he would soon be free.

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Low tide walk below the boadwalk at Jezzine Barracks

Graeme and I went on a low tide beach walk with Wildlife Queensland – Townsville Branch Inc. members, led by the erudite¬†marine biologist, John Collins. We found some marvelous seaweeds and corals, among other things. Below are links to the … Continue reading

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Community Rehab NQ Painting Auction

Twenty of the paintings from the Beach Shack in Strand Ephemera 2015 are to be auctioned on September 17th at 5 pm at Community Rehab NQ. These were all painted for the shack by some of our lovely artists. The … Continue reading

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