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.
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
It’s been a long winter, but the benefits are that our dams and creeks are full for the first time in quite a few years. Despite the cold and wet, and the clouds of bloodthirsty mosquitoes, I haven’t stopped bushwalking. To be honest, I prefer the cold wet weather to the prospect of bushfires, so … More Winter Tracks
For a few busy years I divided my time between Cornwall and Australia. Arriving in either the ubiquitous green of Cornwall or the “sunburnt country” of Australia always caused a sensory overload until my eyes reset to the prevailing palette. This painting, one of the largest I had made at the time, is typical of the Cornwall paintings of … More Tomperrow