NWW (New Work Wednesday) – more small paintings

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015
NWW (New Work Wednesday) – more small paintings

Here’s some more small paintings I’ve been working on. Something about being able to hold them in my hand, reminds me of the saying “little treasures”. I enjoy working on these with oversized brushes and in a series, so that anything goes. It breaks up my routine and the sheer physicality of making my large […]

Ways to make art the hero of your room

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017

Add a sophisticated focal point to your interior spaces by using artwork to catch the eye of all who enter. Here’s how Rebecca Gordon, Houzz Magazine 23 April 2017 sees Art as the hero of the home. Artwork is one of the most invaluable assets in the world of interior design, adding colour and pattern […]

NWW (New Work Wednesday) – Small and Precious part 2

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015
NWW (New Work Wednesday) – Small and Precious part 2

>Welcome to the second week of recent small paintings. For all the reasons listed last week (and the fact that I just enjoy handling small pieces) i have produced a number of small works for my next solo exhibition at Art2Muse Gallery in Double Bay, opening on July 23 (All welcome!) These little gems are […]

NWW (New Work Wednesday) – Small and Precious part 1

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015
NWW (New Work Wednesday) – Small and Precious part 1

Last week my paintings expressed the moody blues, but before that I was still in love with my Spring time garden, and painting it often! I have been mixing up the scale of paintings every few weeks or so. This has a number of artistic purposes: –it keeps things fresh. Each scale of painting has […]

NWW (New Work Wednesday) – going mysterious

Posted by on Jun 13, 2015
NWW (New Work Wednesday) – going mysterious

Obviously Winter is here. I know because my paintings have changed – quite without making a conscious decision – from the joy, colour and lively movement of Spring to the darker, moody colours and mysterious light of winter. It wasn’t even a gradual change. It seemed to happen overnight, much like the falling dark of an […]

Installation and Opening night photos – Walcha Gallery Exhibition

Posted by on May 6, 2015
Installation and Opening night photos – Walcha Gallery Exhibition

I have to say, the Gallery looked fabulous! The Gallery Director, Carley, hung the paintings beautifully – I honestly couldn’t have asked for better. She picked up the run of work much as I would have, seeing connections and groupings that enhanced each other and told a story. Something some gallerists and curators miss. The […]

“Sensing” Exhibition – Walcha Gallery of Art

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015
“Sensing” Exhibition – Walcha Gallery of Art

You’re all invited to the Opening of my exhibition, with Faye Porter called “Sensing” this Saturday evening at 5pm. There will be eighteen of my paintings in the front two rooms, ranging in size from 30 x 30cm to 122 x 152cm, mostly in oil and some also with Acrylic on Canvas. If you can’t […]

NWW (New Work Wednesday)-fireplace paintings

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015
NWW (New Work Wednesday)-fireplace paintings

Here’s some “medium sized” paintings – bigger than the “medium size” previously posted, but smaller than the large paintings – ideal for a fireplace! These were made over a period of time (not just a week, folks!) and are gathered together here so you can see them before they are loaded onto the main website. […]

Revisiting my old studio… and a video

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015
Revisiting my old studio… and a video

Image: My previous Studio at Wentworth Falls. My current studio is temporary – I’m back in the Garage! I am hoping to build a separate studio in my backyard, overlooking the garden., Sometime in the next…ten years!!This is a pic of a section of the purpose-built storage and drying unit for canvases that I had […]

NWW (New Work Wednesday) – square paintings

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015
NWW (New Work Wednesday) – square paintings

I usually work on rectangular shaped substrates, my favourite being those that are Portrait oriented. So, as explained before, in order to mix it up, I sometimes feel the need (or, more truthfully, have the appropriate canvases lying around the studio) to paint on square shapes. here are some that are a particularly flexible size  – big enough […]