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)
For all my friends in the northern hemisphere, here’s a wee burst of Aussie sun for you. Just finished. Lots of light, lots of grass, regrowth bush and a path to walk down. It’s one of the images in my upcoming show paintings of walking which will be held in an old weatherboard school building deep … More Path
Sunrise in the bush. Early morning cool before the sun climbs higher and bleaches everything. This is my favourite time of day. Full of potential. Don’t you just want to walk out into that forest? The title is a reference to a set of paintings by Umberto Boccioni called States of Mind. Like most of the … More Dawn (Those Who Go)