Why Beauty Matters

I found this free documentary a while ago and thought I’d post it here for those who read my blog. I cannot recommend this documentary highly enough. If you’re interested in the idea of beauty, if you feel the lack of beauty in the current culture, or if,...

‘Nell’ in the Mosman Prize

Some good news to report. My portrait of Nell has been selected for the finalist’s exhibition of the 2016 Mosman Prize. It hangs beside some very lovely art in the Mosman Gallery, until the 25th September....

New Work in the Ainslie All Saints Show

This is one of three small works I will be hanging in the upcoming Ainslie All Saints Art Show and Floral Display. This one is 20 x 30 cm and oil on panel. The rose was an unusual rust-red and well along when I bought it – its worn outer petals, along...

Winter Plein Air Painting

A cold but beautiful day outside painting with Rob Laaring. The still water and undisturbed reflections of the shoreline made for a very contemplative scene. I only had about half an hour before the sun came out and transformed the place. …The sunshine also...