Illustrator / author / artist

Seabath and tea cup

This painting belongs to quite a number of pictures that I have painted over the years. They were based on the topic of days...

Sea bath at Coogee

The accidental seafaring of Willi Wolf. Paintings of Willi Wolf and Coogee provide a good example of how a story embedded in a subject drives...

Jennifer Caitlin

  It has been said that a face is an icon in the wilderness. Impressions from my first years in Australia as a myopic two...

Initial Drawings

Initial drawings and sketches help me explore in many ways. They sometimes reveal what is the best tack to take, when producing final art.                                     (Figure at...

The Salubrious beast

(The Salubrious beast) I have just recovered our lounge to the delight of most family members and the suspicion of 'she with tail'. To those who cohabit with us,...
Swing

The Swing.

This was painted out the shear admiration of a beautiful face (my daughter). There is a quality of stillness in an ever moving world. Capturing a...
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St Imbecile in her earthly garment.

This image draws from a dream that I had when I was fourteen. The girl looks a lot like my daughter, Jen, at that age. It...

Player and Singer

Sometimes I visit my box of old photos in which there are pictures of relatives that I’ve never met. These are often black and...
Portrait of Jen

Portrait of Jen

  This was a complicated painting. There was no initial plan or agenda. It was rather a coming together of different personalities. A combined presence of the...

Swimmer with a towel.

It is about immersion. Painting is characterised by a sense of bewilderment, immersion, of an undirected exploration. A force of nature. For me the act of...