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The Artist and the Fly Fisher was published in 2007. A sequel is in production!

Colourful cockbird in the pines.

Colourful art in oils.

Harvesting tradition.

It wasn't so long ago that the harvesting teams pulled their weight in such pastoral settings.

The East coast of Tasmania rollers

Morning rise over the froth and boil...

Brown Trout

Commissioned by a keen fly fisher from Adelaide.

Zaadstra's 'White Church' Art Gallery
918 Frankford Road, Glengarry
in the magnificent Tamar Valley of Tasmania, Australia

Gallery is open Thursday - Saturday (as time allows)
Phone to view is advisable - phone Pieter 0439 220 997

Australian Kelpie Prints

Australian Kelpie Prints
The original Australian Kelpie Prints from the book of art 'Our Australian Kelpie'

Tales of the Atelier - Volume 1

Tales of the Atelier - Volume 1
The first of a series of art magazines that are the memoirs of Pieter Zaadstra and fully illustrated by him.

eZine 'Tales of the Atelier - Volume 1'

eZine 'Tales of the Atelier - Volume 1'
Presenting all 100 glorious art pages of Pieter Zaadstra's Tales of the Atelier Volume 1

Tales of the Atelier - Vol.2

Tales of the Atelier - Vol.2
The visual diary storybook continues. Included are art lessons and insights into the ateliers of lore.

eZine 'Tales of the Atelier - Volume 2'

eZine 'Tales of the Atelier - Volume 2'
Presenting all 100 glorious art pages of Pieter Zaadstra's Tales of the Atelier Volume 2

Origin of Zaadstra Name

Origin of Zaadstra Name
An account of the ancient origins of our name 'Zaadstra'

tête-à-tête

tête-à-tête
tête-à-tête during the atelier session

The 'Blue Poles' Allusion

The 'Blue Poles' Allusion
‘Blue Poles’ depicts mankind’s failure on a scale unimaginable!

Leisure Artists

Leisure Artists
Intro to Lecture for advanced participants

Feeling

Feeling
You cannot paint a feeling you do not truly feel

Expressing Eloquence

Expressing Eloquence
Foundation Lecture for my Atelier Art Students

Australian Kelpie Art

Australian Kelpie Art
The book of art called Australian Kelpie Art can be purchased here...

Workshops

Workshops
I conduct workshops in my private studio for 5 participants in each group. Find out more by clicking here...

Commission Artworks

Commission Artworks
Here are examples of completed art and how much they may cost if you plan to commission the artist

Tamar Valley Art Trail

Tamar Valley Art Trail
The Tamar Valley Art Trail 2014 - 15 brochures are distributed all over the valley. Find them or go to the visitor centre for your copy ...

Preamble to Tonal Drawing Workshop

Preamble to Tonal Drawing Workshop
Introduction to tonal drawing lessons during workshops I conduct...

The School of Den Hague

The School of Den Hague
Dreaming of painting? Then dream about the Dutch Impressionists of lore. They knew how to paint!

Avant-garde of Niche

Avant-garde of Niche
I was there! Then I wrote about it! Then I tossed it up into the ether...

Analysis of Yupo

Analysis of Yupo
During the early 1980s I tested synthetic paper. To read about results read on....

A Radiation of Jellyfish

A Radiation of Jellyfish
Visual Diaries are both regular and irregular narratives. Follow link to see what I mean...

Pathological Altruism

Pathological Altruism
Your on your own in the art world to follow your muse...

Post-modernism notes

Post-modernism notes
Well, it all began on the Fields of Flanders when the world changed and millions discovered you're a long time dead...