Holiday Sketching

Holiday Sketching

On a recent camping trip i decided to do a little sketching. As an artist who spends most of my time painting in oils is was really refreshing to go away with such a small art tool kit. I managed to get away with just a pencil, rubber, two brushes, fine tipped pen,...
What a beautiful gift!

What a beautiful gift!

These two paintings where commissioned as a gift. Such a fantastic idea to show someone how much they are appreciated. It was such a pleasure creating these for some real animal lovers. The bond we feel with our animals is a very special...
Counting Sheep

Counting Sheep

We have a beautiful farm in the family that has quite a number of very well fed and cared for sheep. I have always taken lots of photos of the scenery, birds and farm animals when i visited. I have recently started sifting through all the photos to paint the ones i...
The King of North East Victoria

The King of North East Victoria

Where i live there is such a range of beautiful birds. They are in our gardens, parks and bushland. Possibly the most brightly coloured of them all is the King Parrot. The colours are incredible. This colourful painting is one of 3 i will be exhibiting in this years...
Finally got there

Finally got there

Some pieces come together quickly, others you fight with all the way. This one was put down months ago but with a deadline looming I had to make the time. This is the third time I have gone over this and in the spirit of Giacometti I swore at it constantly but I think...
Holiday Painting

Holiday Painting

On a recent camping trip i decided to take along all my art supplies. This was painted from a photo i took many years ago and had always intended on turning in to an oil painting. Such a therapeutic process. I am thrilled with the finished...
Mini Foxy / Jack Russell cross

Mini Foxy / Jack Russell cross

This little guy passed away over a year ago at the age of 17.5 years and it took quite a while before i could manage to paint him. The reason for it being so hard is that he was mine. It can be a very emotional process and choosing the right image and the right timing...

Currently working on

Still plenty of work to do on this one… it’s just not there yet. Still considering the purple background. I thought it would appear rich and luscious and i know its going to be put in a antique frame.
New painting size introduced

New painting size introduced

I have some great news for pet lovers… I have just introduced a range of portraits specifically designed to capture your beloved fur babies in paint. There are many hours put in to works of art and whilst most would love to have larger scale artworks on their walls...