Monthly Archives: February 2012

CATHEDRALS


At 179 cm and 204 kg, I am a reasonably imposing figure, but standing in a rainforest I am totally insignificant. Here I stand, while trees tower over me, vines climb, the sun filters through, the birds sing, I am … Continue reading

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WATERFALLS


Waterfalls have always been high on my list of favourite art subjects and today I want to share some more examples with you. Some are majestic, while others are quite humble. All of them though, make for a wonderful spectacle. … Continue reading

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WATER IN LINE


Nearly all of my art is in colour, but now and then I like to draw using only line. It’s how I started my art over 50 years ago and it’s still something I enjoy. Drawing this way is about … Continue reading

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BACKWATERS AND ROCK POOLS


Whenever I’m walking along a riverbank and I come across a backwater, I love to stop and watch the water as it swirls around and the ‘still’ parts where often silence is the norm. These are great places not only … Continue reading

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NOT THIS YEAR


I was unsuccessful in making this year’s finalists’ list for the Glover Prize, and although I’m a little disappointed I know that’s life and I must get on with it and try again! I have included my statement to add … Continue reading

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A LITTLE BIT SURREAL


It’s nice now and then to break away from the art you are doing and ‘push the boat out’. During my series, ‘Bread’, I combined my love of (at the time) all things bread and waterfalls. Today’s featured work is … Continue reading

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FALLING WATER


My home state Tasmania, and indeed mainland Australia is a wonderful resource for any artist wishing to paint waterfalls and fast-moving streams. From the monsoon country in the Northern Territory to the horizontal rain experienced on Tasmania’s rugged West Coast, … Continue reading

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