Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Monday, 4 December 2017

Nectarine with Silver-Plated Jug

Oil painting of a nectarine beside a small silver-plated jug.
There once was a keen nectarine,
Who invented a juggling machine.
Many things did it throw,
But to catch it was slow--
Some were found and some never more seen.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Apple with Glass Vase

Oil painting of a tulip-shaped glass vase beside a red apple.
 The apple belonged to a secret society devoted to vases, popularly known as the cultivars.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Tomato with Small Glass Bottle

Oil painting of a red tomato beside a small clear glass bottle.
 Tomatoes are traditionally used as a cure for the bottle.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Copper Jug with Banana

Oil painting of a banana beside a copper jug.
Copper are jugs, bananas are yellow;
And this be a verse scant the worth of Longfellow.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Monday, 27 November 2017

Copper Pot with Onion

Oil painting of a small two-handled pot beside a brown onion.
Copper are pots, onions are brown;
But this revelation's hardly talk of the town.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Sunday, 26 November 2017

Teapot with Rose

Oil painting of a silver-plated teapot beside an apricot-coloured rose.
By laying a rose against a silver teapot, I put the petal to the metal.

Oil on canvas board, 

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Royal Park Railway Station

Oil painting of train tracks leading to a railway station surrounded by trees.
Though this painting started well, I fear it may have gone slightly off the rails.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Still Life with Chair and Flowers

Oil painting of a vase of flowers on a table with an open magazine and beside a chair with a blue cushion draped with a red cloth.
Hardly an electrifying painting, despite the fact that I'm giving you the chair.

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 20"

Monday, 6 November 2017

Old Stables at Rosebery Hill, Pipers Creek

Oil painting of an old shed with a red roof surrounded by trees and shrubs, with a wheelbarrow in the foreground.
Paintings have been few of late as I've struggled to recover from the dreaded lurgy.  What better way to get back on the horse than to paint a stable.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Monday, 23 October 2017

Saturday, 21 October 2017

Copper Jug with Lemon

Oil painting of a copper jug beside a lemon.
Two objects in the picture, with one beside the pitcher.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Pear with Wooden Puzzle

Oil painting of a wooden cube beside a green pear.
I'm sure there's a simple caption for this painting, but I just can't seem to work it out.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Tractor in Shed, Rosebery Hill

Oil painting of an orange tractor with cabin in a shed on a sunny day.
This painting was slow at first as I struggled to gain traction.

Oil on canvas board, 12" x 16"