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
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
Three weeks of trekking and sketching in France this year. Three weeks is not nearly enough, and I reckon I should probably just go live there, except I’m terrified of cheese. All but one of the sketches here are on my trusty iPad Pro which remains considerably more portable than a whole paint box and … More Provence 2019
I have a new dog who likes a lot of walking so I’ve been out in the bush over the winter enjoying the rain and the rich colours in the forest around Ballarat. I’ve collected together some of the sketches from the past few months onto this page. For anyone who’s interested they were made … More Sketches