If you can’t kick it you can’t count it and if you can’t count it it don’t count. It’s easy to view the environment solely as a set of resources. Indeed, throughout our history that has been the dominant way of looking at the world. Potential mineral deposits, food sources and building materials were catalogued and fought … More 4×4
Sketches from a visit to Sri Lanka in 2015. All made with Procreate on an iPhone 6 or iPad Pro. I had hoped to do more with them but as the memories recede, other work becomes more compelling so they sit here as a souvenir. Love Lanka. ශ්රී ලංකාවට මෑතක සිට , ගමන්මාර්ග இலங்கைக்கு அண்மையில் … More Sri Lanka sketchbook
Took a break from an early evening beer to consider just how much beauty and joy can be found in the world. Enjoy it responsibly.
A small sketch of Swan Bay glimpsed through coastal scrub at Queenscliff in Victoria. There’s nothing better on a hot summer’s day than a sea breeze and a shade tree.
Another digital work. This one based on a painting I made a few years ago. Painstakingly fussed with in Adobe Illustrator. I’m pretty happy with how this went although transferring digital images onto real-world media (called “paper” in this case) still leaves me cold. When I have time I want to explore working over the … More After Burning Off (Morning Light)
The final piece to go into the paintings of walking exhibition. A wee sketch of the Red Knob gold mining area close to Fryerstown. And now it’s all picture rings, wire and lists until the show opens on the 22nd.
This is a rather sad painting. Or maybe an angry painting. A friend of mine died unexpectedly when I was in the middle of painting Dawn (Those Who Go). Some folks seem to work through emotions using their art, but it’s not something I can do; I just get all “cloudy”… for want of a … More Dusk (Those Who Stay)