On one of my regular saunters with the dog there’s a ford across a creek. After heavy rain last week, half the track has been washed away and the creek has formed a rather attractive water feature. Attractive to those who don’t mind getting their feet wet. Folks often ask me about colour choices. I … More Washaway I
Here in Victoria we’ve been in some sort of lockdown now for around five months. As a contribution to everyone’s morale, I’ve started putting together videos of paintings and tunes for you to enjoy, should you so wish. This here’s the most recent: Morning Flood, a painting of the wintery bush outside of Ballarat in … More Morning Flood / Two Point One
Well, mostly a relaxing tour around my newest painting, John La Gerche II. If you think you’ll enjoy staring at blobs of paint and listening to minimalist piano playing for four and a half minutes, then this is the video for you. TikTok it isn’t. Enjoy. Who was John La Gerche? As a couple of … More Virtual studio visit
I’m delighted to be taking a couple of painting workshops once again at this year’s Grampians Brushes in Halls Gap. As you might guess from the work on this web site, I’m fond of the Grampians Gariwerd region, so it is a double pleasure to be able to spend time in the environment, and to … More Grampians Brushes 2020
Staying for a couple of weeks with my brother in the fabulous Maelgwyn House B&B I had the chance for some hiking, some glorious and not-so-glorious weather, and some sketching.
Proper Dales weather in these sketches. Why is everything so green? Constant watering. I love this landscape though. Not least because there are pubs full of wonderful English beer seemingly situated exactly at the points a tired walker might need them. I think, too, that this landscape almost looks better in the wet. The rain … More Yorkshire Dales 2019