Welcome to my ePortfolio!
My name is Brett and I’d like to welcome you to my ePortfolio where I wish to share with you some of my artwork. But first I suppose I should say something about myself.
Who am I?
I’m a child of the 60’s, only just though. I consider myself a humanist/neo-goth with neo-Marxist socialist undertones, with interests in the arts and sciences. Although I consider myself a spiritualist by nature, I am in religious terms, an atheist and proud of it. I am a social scientist with a Bachelor Social Science and Social Work.
Where am I going?
My life appears to be one of “reinvention”, which I suspect is becoming the norm for most of us these days. But I am learning to embrace the changes that have been occurring in my life as it has allowed me to grow as a person, and professionally as a social worker and as such, there will, no doubt be more changes to come.
For as long as I can remember, I have always liked to draw or occasionally even paint, and do other crafty things such as building models. Although I still build models, which are primarily plastic kit models. I haven’t scratch built anything for a very long time although I do have a number of wooden boat projects in various stages of completion. I’m still learning to work with wood, metal and string, not to mention planking the hull of the boats that I am building.
Most of my art posted here reflects some of my interests, which includes aircraft, ships, and dinosaurs just to name a few. I have also posted a few of my assignments from previous art courses that I have attempted at various times through my life as I had an ambition to become a professional artist, a commercial or technical illustrator and so my work tends to reflect that. However, I come to realize that’s probably not going to happen now. So now I do it for the joy of it.
I have always had a fascination realistic paintings and technical drawings, as I have a passion for history and the sciences. And as I was illiterate until the age of 15, what I learnt of life, the universe and everything, were through looking at pictures. So I have always wanted to be a realist artist and will more than likely continue along those lines as that’s where my interest lie.
My art is for me, but I hope you enjoy what I have done…