I was away in the Southern Highlands and Batemans Bay visiting relatives & taking some on holidays for most of March - it was a lovely break & I even managed to sneak in a bit of art making. Before I left I managed to complete this new design - Australian Floral Emblems 2014. It... Continue Reading →
Linocuts – Week 1 Back to work carving
I have managed to start caving some small lino blocks in the last week or so and it is all going well with my shoulder so far which is excellent. Here is a small image of some of the carvings - they are a couple of small designs I was working on back in 2012.... Continue Reading →
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS & MY ARTWORK
I love the Blue Mountains. Like many people growing up in Sydney I used to love taking day trips up to Katoomba, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Lawson, Blackheath ... The views are spectacular and the native bush and wildflowers stunning.This is a very old image of 'The Three Sisters' at Katoomba from a slide that my... Continue Reading →
Attempting WA in my garden – Hakea multilineata
In my garden I grow indigenous species from this region but I also grow - or perhaps I should say 'attempt to grow' - species form other regions. Some plants are more successful than others - but often I manage to get a season or two and some photographs I can use in my work... Continue Reading →
‘Hot off the Press and Painting Easel’ – two new completed Linocut Designs for 2011!!
I have literally just finished hand colouring these 2 new designs...so here they are!! Coastal Tea Tree Deco 2011 Coastal Tea Tree – Leptospermum laevigatum Waratah Sqaure 2011 Waratah – Telopea speciocissima. More to follow in the next day I hope!!