Author Archives: Ros Charron

About Ros Charron

Painting is my meditation. When I put brush to canvas or pen to paper the world around me dissolves and I have a single purpose. I'm inspired by everything around me but especially by water, reflections, refractions, ripples, bubbles, distortions, things that live on the surface and submerged. Water is like my mind.

The Buddha and Indiana Jones

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There is a scene in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade where, to save his Dad, Indie must overcome a series of obstacles. One of the obstacles is crossing a yawning chasm too wide to jump across, with no bridge … Continue reading

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The Purse and the Fishing Tackle Box

This morning I woke up to the start of yet another orbit around the sun. I have completed many orbits around the sun, the number of which remains my secret to those of you who don’t know me. Several weeks … Continue reading

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The Cathedral Park

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We are so lucky to live next to a beautiful park. The park is not just a place for the occasional picnic with friends or where kids go to play on the swings or people take their dogs for a … Continue reading

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From Out Of Chaos

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It has been several weeks now since I took a running jump into the deep end, painting wise that is. Having done away with form, I start with a chaotic mix of colours and strokes. I am not conscious of … Continue reading

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Where The Wild Things Are – A tribute to Maurice Sendak

The 8th of May marked the passing of my favourite artist / children’s book illustrator, Maurice Sendak… master of childhood neurosis. Sendak’s extraordinary gift lay in his empathy with a child’s inner fears and anxieties. He made the ugly look … Continue reading

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Seeking Gondwana

My approach to painting has always been to let my eye, hand and heart  guide me. For the longest of time, painting landscapes for me meant a semi impressionistic style. While the form was still recognizable, the atmosphere was my … Continue reading

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My First Blog Story

Hi I’ve decided to start writing stories about my art. These could be just a discussion about one of my existing paintings or something interesting I have seen lately which is influencing my art or some musings I may have … Continue reading

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