Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Mandarine with ISO Tasting Glass

Still life oil painting of an upturned ISO tasting glass beside a mandarine.
A wine with a certain zesty appeal that will turn your palate upside down.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Garlic Bulb with Small Glass Jar

Still life oil painting of a garlic bulb beside a small glass jar.
This jar is transparent, just like the emperor's new cloves.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Sunday, 12 May 2019

Compartmentalised Still Life with Teacups

Still life oil painting of two teacups, an apple and a pear, displayed in independent pigeonholes.
Having produced two paintings of open-fronted compartments in two days, I'm concerned I may be pigeonholing myself.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Saturday, 11 May 2019

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Milk Jug with Quince

Still life oil painting of a white porcelain milk jug beside a quince.
First, we sequence; then a milk jug is run pasturise.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Persimmon with Garlic-Head Vase

Oil painting of a persimmon beside a blue porcelain garlic-head vase.
This is a cheap vase I bought from the charity shop -- no need to loosen the persimmon strings.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Saturday, 4 May 2019

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

West Gate Bridge from Spotswood

Landscape oil painting of a large curving bridge with distant high-rise buildings.
It's taken almost a week for me to post this painting; like this bridge, dear reader, I was keeping you in suspense.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Sunday, 28 April 2019

Saturday, 27 April 2019

Still Life with Coffee Percolator and Pumpkins

Still life oil painting of a coffee percolator beside two pumpkins, an eggplant and a small glass ink bottle.
Deconstructed pumpkin spice latte (with eggplant and ink bottle).

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 12"

Friday, 26 April 2019

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Devonshire Lane, Mount Macedon

Landscape oil painting of a roadway bordered by trees, partly illuminated by sunshine.
A painting jammed in before the afternoon light was scone.

Oil on canvas board, 8" x 10"

Monday, 15 April 2019

Turnip with Glass Vase

Still life oil painting of a turnip beside a tulip-shaped glass vase.
Chopin is generally considered glass act, and was especially famous for his 21 nocturnips.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Sunday, 14 April 2019

Still Life with Apple and Onion

Still life oil painting of an apple, an onion, a blue castor oil bottle and a white vase.
I commenced painting late in the afternoon and had to race against the fading daylight -- it was still life in the fast lane.

Oil on canvas board, 8" x 10"