Landscapes Oct18

Landscapes

Following is a series of landscapes I’ve been working on for some time now: This is an early, smallish work in the series. I was struck by the beauty of the clouds and the low horizon…           I was doing a lot of travelling on the Hamilton Highway and was often...

New Work in the Studio Sep12

New Work in the Stud...

This was a piece I was commissioned to paint earlier this year. The client was very clear about what she wanted which is always helpful. When I felt it was complete, I showed it to her and she exclaimed, “Wow” and told me it matched a vision she’d had of the work. I...

An Ambitious Project Aug18

An Ambitious Project

Earlier this year, an acquaintance of mine who is a teacher casually commented that this was an ‘ambitious project’ I had got myself involved in. Frankly, this reaction scared the hell out of me. I believed her vague skepticism that I had perhaps bitten off way more than I could...

Drawing Stages May24

Drawing Stages

Did you know that children draw in stages? The same stages, all over the world? Universally? If you have children, you have probably noticed that they go through the scribble stage, the more organized scribble stage, the stage where they draw big heads with wiry arms and spidery hands coming...