Sunday, 16 July 2017

Daffodils in Blue Castor Oil Bottle

Oil painting of three yellow daffodils in a blue castor oil bottle.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but this picture isn't a thousand Wordsworths.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 10"

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Monday, 10 July 2017

Lemon on Copper Jug

Oil painting of a lemon on top of a small copper jug.
Lemons are lemon, copper is copper;
The colour describes the thing good and proper.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Sunday, 9 July 2017


Oil painting of a brown onion in front of a green background.
There once was an onion of brown,
Who was pulled from his home underground;
Afeared of a fate
On the gastronome's plate,
He hitchhiked his way out of town.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Désirée Potato with Porcelain Vase

Oil painting of a red-skinned potato beside a white porcelain vase.
If I hadn't finished this painting, it would be incomplete Désirée.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Sunday, 2 July 2017

House on Angle Road, Rochford

Oil painting of a red brick house surrounded by trees with a small mountain range in the distance.
Painting was nominally difficult on Angle Road where I found it hard to see straight.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Saturday, 1 July 2017

Mintaro, Monegeetta

Oil painting of a Victorian-era Italianate mansion with nearby trees.
Mansion: to persistently avoid, ignore or reject an adult human male.

Oil on canvas board, 8" x 10"

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Red Pepper with Silver-Plated Vase

Oil painting of a red pepper beside a silver-plated vase.
Vases are silver, peppers are red;
I'm up writing couplets when I should be in bed.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Monday, 26 June 2017

Persimmon with Sauce Jug

Oil painting of a persimmon beside a dark blue sauce jug.
Sauce jugs are blue, fruit I think not;
Unless there's a blue fruit of which I forgot.

Oh, blueberries.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Merri Creek at Coburg Lake Reserve

Oil painting of a eucalypt beside a creek with small rapids.
Within the reserve, I worked without reserve, keeping nothing in reserve.

Oil on canvas board, 8" x 10"

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Self Portrait with Extended Tongue

Oil painting of the head of a bearded and bald man with tongue extended
At first I was unsure what to say about this painting, but at last I found my tongue.

Oil on canvas board, 12" x 16"

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Monday, 19 June 2017