My latest work in progress, the cracking of dawn at Woodpecker Bay….its getting me up in the mornings! “To paint is to love again, live again, see again. To get up at the crack of dawn in order to take a peek at the water colors one did the day before, or even a few… Continue reading The crack of Dawn!
I’m the guest speaker at the opening night of the Ruby Coast Artists open Studios Weekend, and tonight’s the night! I’ve had a peek at some of the work and its fantastic so if you’re in the Nelson area it would be great to see you. There’s some amazing talent down there and it should… Continue reading Tonight’s the night!
I had the honour of my first Vernissage the other night…… It was a very special occasion! Kristine had never commissioned a painting before and I was invited to speak of my newest painting ‘Wednesday Conversations II” as it was unveiled by its proud new owner to a small gathering of my dear friends from… Continue reading Vernissage
I’m rapidly running out of my calendars for 2016. So if you want one get in quick!….they’re $30 including postage. Its easy, secure (through PayPal) and pretty efficient too – you should get it delivered within a few days. I’ve been quite impressed by MyShopify its taken a lot of the complications out of international… Continue reading Keeping up to Date
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…
“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.”- John Muir see more of my paintings in the Paintings Gallery
The self critic has been my lifelong nemesis. Its the first thing to close down my creativity, a shape-shifting monster that’s always lurking in the shadows, watching and judging. Those inner voices that terrorise me and keep my curiosity captive. The ‘war on terror’ is in fact an internal battle, afterall nobody speaks this harshly… Continue reading Internal saboteurs