“the way I had come and, secretly, the way I was still to go, brought together in the unyielding ground and in the symmetry of the moving sky, caught in still waters,” ~ David Whyte from ‘Twice Blessed “The Moving Sky” Kenepuru Heads, oil on canvas 300x300mm The Moving Sky from home here at the… Continue reading The Moving Sky
Some of the places you have to go to do painting commissions are pretty cool, and this is up there as one of them! Tulum Playa, Mexico…. Putting my feet up after walking the beach, 5k each way in the baking heat! It’s the weed season straight in from the USA apparently…. and it’s turtle… Continue reading Embrace the Mystery!
Returning from a few days at Whangapoua beach in the Coromandel. A very special place I’ve been going to for many years now, lots of memories – like this painting above “Summer Sands” from 1993, going round the rocks to the harbour… seeing the changes over the years; in the shifting sands, in the village,… Continue reading Shifting Summer Sands
‘Midnight Marauders – Doubtful Sound” oil on canvas 600x900mm $6,250 Sitting in the studio with my painting “Midnight Marauders – Doubtful Sound”, feeling again the grandeur and the delicacy. How being in the wild places touches your soul….opens your heart to the oneness. You can see more of my paintings here…
Canvas 300 Join us for an evening of great food, wine & music at New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, 1 Queens Wharf. 5:30pm – 8.00pm, Friday 17th October 2014 Previewing available from Friday October 10th OUR ANNUAL SPECIAL GALA BLACK TIE EVENT Fabulous canapés and gourmet platters, complementary wine and beverages and ambient foot-… Continue reading Be in Quick!
The Academy of Fine Arts Canvas200 fundraising event is on this Thursday at 5.30 – there are still some tickets available at http://www.nzafa.com this is one of two of my paintings “Just Resting -Santorini”
Just delivered my latest painting, it was something of a challenge but everyone was happy. In the process it helped me discover it was time for a pair of glasses for this kind of detail!