Thursday, December 31, 2009

Abandoned Farm house on the Sold
Murray Plains
My first oil study for 2010 .
I came across these old buildings as I was
driving along on a dirt road that was little
more than a track on the way to the
Murray River.

Friday, December 18, 2009

" Studio Visitor" Oil 40x30
The dove in this painting landed on my friend's
palette getting paint everywhere as he was busy
painting away.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

"Swan Reach Dawn" Oil 90x60 2009
A cold morning with a rising mist
created a lovely atmosphere that I
couln't resist.
Recieved Merit award Port Art show

"Morning on the Light River" Kapunda Sold
Oil 75x75 Nov.2009
A view of the Light River during the
2009 Harvest. This was about 9 am
looking into the sun on a slight hazy day.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

"Dry Creek" Vally View
30x40 Oil
Another small Demo painted
with the painting knife.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

"Morning On The River" Oil 900x600

I was fortunate to have this painting
chosen as best in the Oil/Acrylic
section of the Kidman Exhibition in
Kapunda. My friend Alan Ramachandren's
work was judged overall winner with a
beautifull watercolour of a local farmhouse.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

"Southport" Oil 90x90

Southport is a Surf Life Saving Club
near the mouth of the Onkaparinga River
in South Australia. This was a training
excercise carried out by the
Australian Surf Rowers League

Friday, September 4, 2009

This is a painting of the wetlands
just down the road from my home
in Para Hills. These were the first
of many wetlands created by the
Salisbury Council.

A view of the Murray looking back
in the direction of Bow Hill.
Painted in oils with a combination of knife and brushwork.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Friday, July 24, 2009

This photo was taken at a recent
knife painting demo that that I did
together with my fellow AI Artists
at our recent Royal South Australian
Society of Arts Exhibition.
A number of these paintings were
shown at this exhibition.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Semaphore Beach in South Australia
One of the seascapes that I painted
after walking along this section of the
Oil on Canvas 75 x 75 Nov 2008

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Small knife painting of the Derwent River
not far from Lake St. Claire. I stood on this spot
at first light waiting until the light was just right
before taking the photo that I worked from
Who would ever believe that this little stream
becomes such a mighty river.
30 x 40 cm oil painting
Painted for a demo

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Grey overcast day near Franklin
with the distant hills reflecting on
the Huon River.
April 2009 75 X 45

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Another small knife painting this
one is the Macquarie River in Ross
Tasmania site of the famous
Ross Bridge
Oil 45 x 60 April 2009

View from the top of Guide Falls
looking towards the location of the
next two paintings.
Knife painting in oils
75 x 75 March 2009

Very little water flowed at this time of year
although the foliage was rather green.
The use of green in a landscape is always
a difficult choice.
oil 45 x 60 March 2009

One of several knife paintings of
the rivulet bellow Guide Falls
near Burnie in Tasmania.
The area in the distance is the
location of the previous painting.
oil 45 x 60 March 2006

Monday, June 8, 2009

Vivonne Bay on
Kangaroo Island South Australia
on a windy overcast day.
oil 60 X 90 April 2009

Sunday, June 7, 2009

This painting is of a subject that I came across
on the way to an exhibition in Clare.
It is just on the outskirts of Auburn in the Clare Valley.
Painted in oil in April 2009
75 x 75 Sold