Collections – Australian Floral Emblems

Whilst 'on a roll' I decided to update the info on this blog about another of my 'Collections' - Australian Floral Emblems. In 2001 I was invited by Sutherland Shire Council Cultural Planning and Events Unit, for their Heritage Festival to produce a collection for exhibition based around the Centenary of Federation. This was the... Continue Reading →

Collections – Celtic Wildflowers

When updating this blog today I realised that I had not mentioned the Celtic Wildflowers collection. It was designed at the request of Sutherland Shire Council Cultural Planning and Events Unit, for their Heritage Festival - Parc Menai Celtic Festival 7-9th March, 2003. The 'brief' was to provide 'Celtic' artwork using wildflowers from Scotland, Ireland,... Continue Reading →

Stunning Firewheel Tree

Well I must say that this years flowering of my Firewheel Tree - stenocarpus sinuatus - is absolutely stunning. I planted this tree when we moved into our house about 21 years ago and although I have had an ever increasing amount of flowers, this years display is beyond anything previous. Maybe it is the... Continue Reading →

The trouble with … Lino …

I have recently been working on preparing a couple of my linocut design images for licensing. I usually always scan at 300dpi and keep these large images. I then reduce these to a much smaller 72dpi for web use. I keep all these scans on an external hardrive - backed up with another external and... Continue Reading →

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