Sunday, August 23, 2009

Man on Horse

This is a photo of a painting  did about 10 years ago.  I did it to look like a George Stubbs original!  It has fooled many visitors to our house.  I used an oil paint cracking substance to give it some authenticity, and lots of layers of different varnishes.  We have just sold our house to move to Daylesford in Victoria, the people who bought the house wanted me to include the painting in the sale, which I did.  It's about 1 meter 20 cm in width.

Across the universe

A recent nest painting that I had on display at the Cathedral.  The red in real life is slightly darker in tone, more of a Japanese red.

Jo side on

A drawing completed last week at our groovy life drawing session.  I like the profile on this one.


I enjoyed painting grapes 1 so I have tried another one with a different coloured background.


Here are a few photos of my recent exhibition at the St Peters Cathedral in Adelaide.  

Monday, August 17, 2009


Oil on canvas, 1 meter x 1 meter.  Notice the trade mark little beetle on the leaf on the left.  Thank you bloggers!  I'll add some more things next week.

Celine, side view

I like the way the model's toe curls around her ankle, and the spontaneous marks make this a dynamic drawing.  It is about 70 cms or so in depth, so a fairly large drawing.  Anyone interested in purchasing it, send me an email.

Celine, back view

Another drawing completed at the life session.  This would have been a 10 minute pose, which is long enough to make the marks necessary.  Any longer and I would get too fiddly!!  


This drawing was completed last week at our groovy life drawing session!!  I loved this pose, and knew straight away it would make a nice drawing.  The pastel that I used left a lovely texture on the paper.  Also it was an unusual colour to select, but it seemed to work nicely.


This painting was completed recently and was part of my exhibition at the St Peters Cathedral.  It's oil on canvas, 1 meter by 1 meter.


This is a painting that was completed in 05.  I made the image from various objects and items lying around the studio.  It's 1 meter in width, it's oil on canvas.