Saturday 31 July 2021

Covid times activity.

Brunkerville School
A4 Sketch.  Watercolour & pencil 
from an old B&W Photo


Friday 26 February 2021

At the Society of Artists, Newcastle

After a book binding / making workshop with Maija Manou, I am creating these origami-style cascading books, using small works and sketches as covers.   Ideal for letter writing they fit neatly into a standard envelope.  

Ellalong Wood Chop Sketch
After a workshop featuring Coptic Binding
(the threads holding the pages together)

Black Currawong, or Jacky bird
A5 watercolour

A5 watercolour

Head in sepia ink

March and April At the SOAN Rooms

A comfortable and inspiring workspace or some fast studies-

White-headed Pigeon

from a photo taken in Darwin
A4 watercolour


A4 watercolour

and April's effort-

Friarbird Sketch


Friday 1 January 2021


Eraring Public School
A4 Watercolour
Closed in the last few years and bought by friends Mark and Mai.  This is the 'before' sketch.  They are slowly converting it into a home.

Gary's  Place
A4 Watercolour Sketch
Up The Farm - every man needs a shed. 


Friday 17 January 2020

2020 !!

Feathertail Glider
A5 Sketch trial

Sometimes seen in our house. Have colonised the meter boxes - crazy critters.

Thursday 6 June 2019


Haven't done much for a while, here's a sketch done at an ALM workshop:

Cattle Egret
gouache A4

and another that's been waiting to be finished:

Oyster Catcher
gouache A4

Wednesday 19 September 2018

I found an old site I used while travelling in 2009 - if youre interested.... 
you will probably have to copy&paste, or go to:

Friday 18 May 2018

Some Old Friends

A small flock of Double-Barred Finches in the Mt Vincent Uniting Church grounds:

Watercolour   A5