A couple of ladies window-shopping in Maitland NSW.
We were driving through and stopped for a break when I noticed this scene; the contrast of the shop mannequins and the middle-aged shoppers was an irresistible motif.
Oil on canvas 75cmsx55cms
On a recent holiday to Europe we visited Delft where Vermeer worked and lived. This is another double portrait of Lauretta and that Girl with the Pearl Earring.
The March 2016 issue of Australian Artist magazine publishes my latest article on narrative paintings titled The Artist as a storyteller.
In this article I discuss my thoughts on narrative or genre paintings illustrated by several of my own works including technical hints how they developed.
Cataract Gorge is a popular tourist attraction in Launceston. I enjoyed painting the effect of light on the rock formations
This painting is part of our Grand Tour of Europe in 2015 and it is also an affectionate tribute to Johannes Vermeer who lived and worked in Delft.
This is a double portrait of myself and Lauretta at Heroes square in Budapest Hungary on our recent visit to Europe.
Fleriux Peninsula South Australia
I was inspired by the contrast of the colours of the sky and the water and the team of seagulls patrolling the coast/ It was a scene begging to be painted…
Oil on canvas 60cmsx45cms
The Indian family
The Indian Family.
I encountered this family group walking in Centennial Park.
I took several photos with my phone camera and changed their appearances according to my policy when using my candid shots. Since I like old masonry and brickwork the background was changed to create a different milieu, I think it suited the subject better.
Oil on canvas 85cmx85cm