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Photograph of Artist RODERICK BROWN
RODERICK BROWN
Mosman Park, Western Australia - Australia


Portraits are my thing


, Sarah, Music, Not For Sale
, Street Tango In Buenos Ai, Music, Sold
, Quartet In Time, Music, Sold

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Artist Statement

Roderick (Rod) Brown was born in Western Australia. Rod spent his first 30 years in an arid and remote gold mining town. As a youngster he remembers the great freedom he enjoyed surrounded by the stark but vivid images of the mines and surrounding bush, which he regularly explored. Rod as a child watched his father paint in oils and sketch, in charcoal and ink, portraits of local identities. The early seeds to later pursue art were sown at this time. Rod has enjoyed living with his family in Australia, Europe and the USA. During this time he has visited over 40 countries around the world enriching his life and building on the foundations acquired in his hometown, which was a very multicultural society. Rod decided to explore his artistic leanings taking up oil painting while living in Sydney. At that time Rod was a member of the Castle Hill Art Society and The Hornsby Art Society. Rod took up watercolour painting in the early 1980's, which has been his preferred medium since. Rod has exhibited at many public shows particularly while living in Sydney and has over the years painted commissioned portraits. Rod has paintings in corporate and private collections with works in the USA, Canada, Sweden, UK, Japan and Australia. Rod paints studies of people, buildings, landscapes and still-life. His style embodies the use of strong vibrant local colour usually applied alla prima. The early influences in his paintings were the Australian Heidelberg school of ...

Original Artworks (109)

Roderick Brown; Deep in Thought, 2014, Original Watercolor, 31 x 41 cm. Artwork description: 241  a wonderful pensive expression on the model's face ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2014
31 x 41 cm (12.2 x 16.1 inches)
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Roderick Brown; Beauty in Dignity, 2014, Original Watercolor, 22.5 x 32.5 cm. Artwork description: 241  I found the orange shawl provided a wonderful frame for a face with some intrigue in the expression ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2014
22.5 x 32.5 cm (8.9 x 12.8 inches)
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Roderick Brown; Geoff Blackburn, 2012, Original Watercolor, 16 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  Geoff Blackburn author, geologist a man of great consideration for humanity. Geoff has strived tirelessly in poor nations throughout Africa and south America exploring for economic mineral deposits  in order for the country to increase its wealth and that of its people. Recognised for his contributions to ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2012
16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Liebesleid, 2013, Original Watercolor, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  Ivry Gitlis plays Kreisler's Liebesleid at Verbier 2011 ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2013
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Sarah, 2013, Original Watercolor, 12 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  Sarah a beautiful budding young artist ...
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Original Watercolor, 2013
12 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Street Tango in Buenos Aires, 2011, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241  stepping to the rhythm of latin music in the streets of Buenos Aires is a magical experience              ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2011
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Quartet in Time, 2011, Original Watercolor, 22 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241              one of my many music and hands focussed paintings             ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2011
22 x 30 inches (55.9 x 76.2 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Cello Time, 2011, Original Watercolor, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241             one of my many music and hands focussed paintings            ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2011
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Blues on Strings, 2011, Original Watercolor, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241            one of my many music and hands focussed paintings           ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2011
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Strings in Play, 2011, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241          one of my many music and hands focussed paintings         ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2011
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Hands at Play 2, 2011, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241         one of my many music and hands focussed paintings        ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2011
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Hands at Play 1, 2011, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241        one of my many music and hands focussed paintings       ...
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Original Watercolor, 2011
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Rockin Guitar, 2011, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241       one of my many music and hands focussed paintings      ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2011
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Me and My Guitar, 2011, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241      one of my many music and hands focussed paintings     ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2011
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Soul Singer, 2011, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241     one of my many music and hands focussed paintings    ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2011
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Sweet Music, 2011, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241   one of my many music and hands focussed paintings  ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2011
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Opening Hannans Brownhill, 2010, Original Watercolor, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 The painting is based on a photo titled i? 1/2Opening of Hannani? 1/2s, Brown Hilli? 1/2 cc 1894FromTechnological Survey Of The Golden MilePublished byWestern Australian School of MinesThe scene is most likely the beginnings of the main shaft at Hannani? 1/2s Brown Hill. This shaft is located on the ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2010
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Sax Out Front, 2010, Original Watercolor, 12 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241 A sax player on stage. Musicians always capture my attention and I love to paint them....
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2010
12 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Blow Your Horn, 2009, Original Watercolor, 16 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  A trumpet player blowing his horn. Musicians always capture my attention and I love to paint them. ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2009
16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
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Roderick Brown; Two Blue Mates, 2009, Original Watercolor, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  Two stockmen returning to camp after a days work in North Western Australia ...
Roderick Brown
Original Watercolor, 2009
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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