On the day I left Wellington I met one of my dear neighbours. The sight of the removal van inspired her to commission a painting of our beloved a South Coast….. she’d been meaning to for years – and now here it is! We’re in a little boat, And we’re heading out to see… Continue reading Heading Out To See
“When I was a child my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll be the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.” ― Pablo Picasso My painting classes are about to start up again for 2017 – looking for… Continue reading At it again….
Better than me! A little late this year but my 2017 calendars are here… get in touch and I’ll send you one for $30. And at the same time have a great year in 2017!
I’m happy to say I’ve been invited again to be one of the judges for the Cliftons Art Prize. One of a panel of international judges I’ll helping to select regional winners and the overall prize winner. I’ve been involved for a few years now and have seen the award grow in stature and quality. Each… Continue reading It’s that time again!
I’m in full on production mode right now on my calendar for 2016…. Featuring a selection of my paintings over the past twelve months plus a couple of earlier ones that have featured on my blog this year. Its a very limited edition calendar printed on glossy photo paper and I’m taking orders now if… Continue reading Taking orders…
In partnership with Gordon Harris Art Supplies in Wellington I’ll soon be starting a new weekday painting class in Wellington. They’ve got a small but fabulous workshop space in their new store at 182 Vivian St, and I’ll be starting up a class there for a couple hours every Wednesday afternoon. We’ll be working on… Continue reading The creative Spirit unleashed!
One of the joys of this life is reconnecting with my paintings again. When they turn up in my studio its like seeing family after a few years away. “Into the Blue V” is the latest one to come home. It is one of a series I did from Santorini in the Greek Islands. The… Continue reading Into the Blue