Wednesday, 25 August 2021

Still Life with Lemon and Boxes

 

Still life oil painting of a lemon, an apple in a box, a mandarine in a box, a lightbulb and two jugs.
Not sure if I was thinking inside or outside the box.

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 20"

Monday, 19 July 2021

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

Still Life with Garlic and Onion

 

Still life oil painting of a garlic bulb and an onion surrounded by a green cloth.
To settle my anxiety I took a couple of alliums.

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 12"

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Sunday, 16 May 2021

Campaspe River at Kyneton

 

Landscape oil painting of a river bend surrounded by vegetation
The choice of this scene had flow-on effects.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Friday, 14 May 2021

Willow at Castlemaine Botanic Gardens

 

Landscape oil painting of a willow tree beside a pond in autumn
Though this scene appears sunny, it was punctuated by bouts of cold rain.  Nevertheless, I simply got on with the painting because there was no point willowing in self pity.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Porcelain Jug with Green Tomato

 

Still life oil painting of a white porcelain jug beside a green tomato
Jugged up and a little green around the edges.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Monday, 3 May 2021

Quince with Small Copper Pot

 

Still life oil painting of a quince beside a small copper pot
A COVID treatment as advocated by the former POTUS: hydroxychloroquince.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

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"

Tuesday, 9 February 2021

Backyard Roses

 

Landscape oil painting of rose bushes beside a building
On occasion I paint roses, but in this case I'm not sure I rose to the occasion.

Oil on canvas board, 8" x 10"

Sunday, 17 January 2021

Curator's Lodge, Carlton Gardens

 
Landscape oil painting of a Victorian-era brick building
The Curator's Lodge as depicted by the creator's splodge.

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"