Newly uploaded “After the rains”

Fresh from the studio is my latest artwork “After the rains”. We’ve experienced some extreme weather on the mountain with trees blown down and damaged, and power outages. In response to this I painted “After the rains”, after walking and driving around. The contrasting colours are something I enjoy doing, as I’m very much a colorist.

If you want to purchase this painting it’s available on my Bluethumb profile.

“After the rains” 101x76cm $1350

“Outback-dark and bright” Staff Pick

My painting “Outback-dark and bright” has been “staff picked” by Bluethumb Art! Yay!

Painting continues

I’ve been working on 3 paintings of various sizes recently. Here’s an update.

Addition to gallery 1

“Sun moon landscape” is a recently completed artwork I’ve added to Gallery 1. Click here to view in the gallery context.

It’s an imaginary vista which could be interpreted in different ways, hence the title, Sun/moon….could be either of these. The colours could also be in a daytime or night landscape. Perhaps there’s some water in the centre of the picture. I’ve used small marks to add texture and create interest.

Two new works for Gallery 1

My updated Gallery 1 has two new works, “Outback near Winton”, and “Mountain garden”. Click here to view them in the gallery.

Some new works for Gallery 1

Back into painting again…here’s 4 new paintings that have recently been completed. They reflect the land and the changing seasons.

View my new works

Have been working a lot in the studio recently, and completed quite a few pieces…happy with them. So take a look…all nature inspired.

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Driving through rain 100x100cm $1150

Crevasse small image

Crevasse 93x122cm $1350

Cool water small image

Cool water 71×71 $830

Cliff, mountain, sky small image

Cliff, mountain, sky 76x76cm $950

“Fallen branches” display in Gallery 1 page

“Fallen branches” is now on display in my Gallery 1 page

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Fallen branches $950 76x76cm

From the studio

A recent piece, “Fallen branches” is available for purchase here

“Fallen branches” depicts dry forest, and reflects our drought situation in many places in Australia. The painting is made with acrylic paint on stretched linen, is ready to hang, and is 76x76cm, priced at $950AU.

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2 painting journeys

I have been working on a “forest” theme lately…quite timely as we’ve had massive bushfires here in Australia, so far destroying more then 12 million hectares and killing 25 people but also over a billion creatures, some endangered, in these forests and national parks. My paintings explore the idea of forest, what it means to me and others, and our memories, sometimes of beautiful places now lost. The works I’ll show here are of imagined places, and the multiple images show my process. The paintings are near to completion but I’m not totally satisfied yet.

The first work is titled “Forest dance” and is 35x35cm(14x14in). This one is probably finished. The painting on the right is the final piece.

The second painting is titled “Dry forest with fallen branches”, 75x75cm(30x30in), and needs some more work. The painting on the bottom right is the most recent rendition. Hope this helps you understand my process.