Sunday, 1 December 2019

Exhibition: Nature Rendered Permanent

Exhibition invitation including exhibition details and depicting flowers, a pear and other assorted fruits and vegetables.

My friends -- Fiona O'Byrne and Lana Daubermann -- and I are exhibiting some paintings in a shiny gallery in Kew, which should be slightly whiter than my normal shearing shed venue and with less sheep poo, hopefully.

Even if you don't like my paintings, you'll like theirs (I'm the José Carreras of the group).  We'd love to see you for some gazing, grazing and guzzling on Saturday 23 November 6:30 - 8:30pm at Ladder Art Space, 81 Denmark St, Kew.

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Pear with Antique Soft Drink Bottle

Still life oil painting of a pear beside a green glass bottle.
After looking for an object to pair with this pear, I decided to take the soft option.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Monday, 25 November 2019

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Lemon Quarter with Earthenware Jar

Still life oil painting of a lemon quarter beside an earthenware jar.
The earthenware jar is all here, but where on earth is the rest of the lemon?

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Pear with Antique Magnesia Bottle

Still life oil painting of an antique clear glass bottle beside a green pear.
Bottles are glass, pears are fruit; can't think of a pun, here's a rhyme substitute.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Monday, 4 November 2019

Pumpkin with Biscuit Barrel

Still life oil painting of a yellow pumpkin beside an Art Deco biscuit barrel.
Looking down the biscuit barrel of Dirty Harry's .44 Magnum -- do you feel lucky pumpkin?

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Onion with Mushroom

Still life oil painting of a brown onion beside a brown mushroom.
Mushrooms are brown, onions are too -- I suspect this is something you already knew.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Monday, 28 October 2019

Garlic Bulb with Small Bottle

Still life oil painting of a garlic bulb beside a small glass bottle.
Garlic is whitish, bottles transparent;
Garlic is fibrous, while bottles are bald -- with no hair apparent.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Sunday, 27 October 2019

House at Rosebery Hill, Pipers Creek

Oil painting of a house with a gabled roof and chimneys surrounded by trees and shrubs.
When I said I was going out to paint the house, I hope my parents didn't get the wrong impression.

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 12"

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Sunday, 20 October 2019

Mounts Bay, Marengo

Landscape oil painting of coastal vegetation with splashing waves and rock pools.
When I painted this scene I thought it was Apollo Bay, but I checked with Google and it is, in fact, Mounts Bay.  Always best to be shore.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Saturday, 19 October 2019

Pier at Port Campbell Bay

Landscape oil painting of a short pier extending from nearby limestone cliffs into a stormy sea.
I thought this scene might be easy to paint, but a-pier-ances can be deceiving.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"