COWRA SURVIVOR

COWRA SURVIVOR

Last weekend I traveled west with my son and daughter-in-law to visit the family farm just outside of Cowra. It has been eight years since my last visit where the creek bed on a neighbour’s property was filled with water and on that sunny morning  looked sparkling, fresh and extremely paintable. This time it was totally dry with not a drop of water in sight. There was a bitter wind blowing –  snow falling in the Blue Mountains and although the sun did...

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ART SCENE – SCHOOL OF ARTS JAN 19 – 25th 2020

ART SCENE – SCHOOL OF ARTS JAN 19 – 25th 2020

INTIMATE OCEANS – ART SCENE SCHOOL OF ARTS – JAN 19th – 25th 2020 This workshop should prove to be a great Summer workshop – spending 5 days painting the water! We will take a different look at the ocean and the seascape – coming closer to the patterns and intricacies of the coastal environment. Working step by step we will cover colour mixing, basic composition, my techniques for painting up close and personal coastal subjects. Contact Art...

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SURFACING FOR AIR

SURFACING FOR AIR

SURFACING FOR AIR – 51×41 cm Taken from photos from the Great Barrier Reef I composed this painting specially for Morpeth Gallery’s Fur – Feathers – Skin and Scales exhibition – June long weekend 2019. This is a direction I would like to move towards – the remarkable wildlife beneath our vision in the ocean. Certainly a seascape with a difference and my first underwater painting featuring wildlife. AVAILABLE FROM MORPETH GALLERY from...

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CRUISING DOLPHINS

CRUISING DOLPHINS

CRUISING DOLPHINS – 41×56 cm Up early in the morning as I often am when I near the ocean I was strolling along the beach at Merimbula when I witnessed this pod of Dolphins frolicking in the water – occasionally surfing the waves. It was a memorable sight and made for what is one of my favourite seascapes in recent times. AVAILABLE FROM MORPETH GALLERY from 9th June 2019....

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