Jun 30, 2015

"On the Road"



"On the Road": a painting of three early leaders in Le Tour de France. Painted today, from a scene recorded last year. The race does not start until Saturday.. can't wait!!

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Jun 29, 2015

The Lights of Le Tour



Le Tour de France starts soon, and I'm doing some pre-race exercises! I start with watercolour, and then throw in acrylic to toughen up the colours. 

I love this scene showing two anonymous riders being pushed along by the camera crew and support vehicle. They are at the "tête de la course".

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Jun 24, 2015

Rock Garden


The wild bushland behind my home has areas of 'garden' that look designed. 
Acrylic on Saunders Watercolour Paper, 43cm x 58cm. 
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Jun 23, 2015

Storm Afternoon



Many layers are sacrificed in the creation of this painting! I started with a watercolour of carefully drawn trees; then worked over, and over with acrylic colours and calligraphy. Lots of fun.

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Blue Foliage



Having just visited a recently storm-ravaged beach I am working on a series that depicts the visible destruction. The trees were torn apart and thrown down by the winds. I don't know how the local caravans would have survived.
This is watercolour and acrylic on paper, unframed.



"La Perouse is not here."

Third painting in my Tasmania Landscape series. It's based on the history of the Recherche Bay area, where a French Expedition  ...