Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Tomatoes with Zucchini and Earthenware Jar

 

Still life oil painting of tomatoes, a zucchini and an earthenware jar

Tomatoes are red, zucchinis are green; And earthenware jars are a shade of latrine.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Coffee Percolator with Copper Pot

 

Still life oil painting of a coffee percolator beside a copper pot

If I don’t have my morning coffee, I feel a bit pot out.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Monday, 9 November 2020

Campaspe River at Kyneton

 

Landscape oil painting of a river bend with adjacent trees.
Unfortunately I haven't found much time to paint recently -- things are a little creaky.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Still Life with Apple

 

Still life oil painting of an apple, a violin, a large copper jug and some books.
This apple painting took me a while: I had to strengthen my core.

Oil on canvas board, 20" x 16"

Monday, 12 October 2020

Friday, 2 October 2020

Still Life with Wine Glass

 

Still life oil painting of a small eggplant, a white ceramic jug, a small copper pot, a wine glass, an earthenware jar and a lemon.
Towering above the objects in the picture is the working glass hero.

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 12"

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Still Life on a Windowsill

 

Still life oil painting of two pears in a ceramic bowl and a mandarine on a windowsill.
Sometimes my captions can get a bit silly.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Friday, 11 September 2020

Monday, 7 September 2020

Old Stables at Kyneton Museum

Landscape oil painting of a Victorian-era building bordered by trees and a picket fence.
During uncertain times, we often look for stability.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Friday, 4 September 2020

Still Life with Onions

 

Still life oil painting of two onions, a garlic bulb, two antique bottles and a pewter jug.
Much preferable to a life with bunions, which has a certain enforced stillness.

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 12"

Thursday, 27 August 2020

Still Life with Squash

 

Still life oil painting of a yellow squash, a small milk jug, an eggplant, a blue castor oil bottle, a white vase and a copper jug.
If I have in any way captured the squash, then this is a squash caught.

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 12"

Thursday, 20 August 2020

Still Life with Quince

Still life oil painting of a quince, a plastic skull, a vase and a plaster cast of a female torso.
Although the feature of this painting is the smallest object, it is not inconse-quince-ial.

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 20"

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

The Top of the Stairs

 

Interior oil painting of the landing at the top of a staircase with light from nearby windows.
As with any painting from life, stares are always necessary.

Oil on canvas board, 8" x 10"

Thursday, 6 August 2020

Small Pumpkin with Old Fashioned Glass

 

Still life oil painting of a small yellow pumpkin beside and Old Fashioned glass.
After a few Old Fashioned cocktails, a gourd time was had by all.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Earthenware Jar with Eggplant

 

Still life oil painting of a small eggplant beside an earthenware jar.
A colleague of mine admired this painting saying he liked the uber sheen (thanks Forbes).

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Wooden Elephant with Mandarine

Still life oil painting of a small wooden elephant beside a mandarine.
Alas, the rendering of the elephant is a bit wooden, and the mandarine is a peel imitation.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Friday, 24 July 2020

Thursday, 25 June 2020

Pear Half with Small Bottle

 

It's a bottle of half-wits!

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

P.S. Find the hidden anteater.