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JJ Bell Packwood
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Visual Artist, painting in oils, watercolours, and drawing in pen and ink, graphite, and charcoal Urban Sketchers
Visual Artist, painting in oils, watercolours, and drawing in pen and ink, graphite, and charcoal Urban Sketchers

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Fabulous morning out with a great group of people!

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Brisbane City Sketchers at the heritage Bulima Ferry Terminal
The Bulimba ferry terminal was built in 1922
for the Balmoral Shire Council, then responsible for the efficient
servicing of several ferry routes across the Brisbane River. Since the
days of the convict settlement at Moreton Bay when a punt was poled
be...

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Bulimba Ferry terminal (Ferry Wharf)
The Bulimba ferry terminal was built in 1922
for the Balmoral Shire Council, then responsible for the efficient
servicing of several ferry routes across the Brisbane River. Since the
days of the convict settlement at Moreton Bay when a punt was poled
be...

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Brisbane City sketchers sketch out in a Heat Wave!

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Queenslands first State library was
built in Williams Street in 1986 It is a fine old building that has been
repurposed and now the State library lives across the river at South
bank, and was built in 1988. State Library of Queensland, mainly
through ...

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Qld State Library
Queenslands first State library was built in Williams Street in 1986 It is a fine old building that has been repurposed and now the State library lives across the river at South bank, and was built in 1988. State Library of Queensland, mainly through the ...

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Last Plein Air artwork for 2016 was a commission.
I had the greatest of pleasure making a
plein air commission in the last 2 days of 2016.  I sat on the verandah of a fabulous house looking at beautiful views of
Moreton Bay.   (Now my client has gifted her artwork, I can show you.) I

started my commiss...

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Brisbane steeps history, you just never know until you explore!

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Orleigh Park
The area of Orleigh Park was originally known as Coombes Swamp.  It later became known as Hills End.  As the names suggest it is a very wet area, and subject to disastrous flooding. Three major floods were in  1893 - 1974 and 2011.  In 1893 it peaked 3 time...
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