A Dragon for the New Year !

Jan 30

Dragon in Progress

Dragon in Progress

Water Dragon 2013

Water Dragon 2013

Welcome to Two Thousand and Thirteen everyone. Being on the east coast of New Zealand , i suppose i was one of the first to make it here .

I’ve got a brainload of painting ideas and projects for the year -  first of which is the Eastern Water Dragon , whom i met in the National Aquarium ; and present to you now.   He usually dwells in Australia , and can stay underwater for up to 90 minutes when hiding from predators etc. Amazing !

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Christmas Prints

Dec 17

Hi folks , today is the last day in which you can order a print and get it delivered in time for Christmas. Otherwise, i’ll be back in the studio next year , HO HO HO and HAPPY 2013 !

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The King Shag of New Zealand

Nov 06

King Shag in progress

King Shag in progress

This glamorous Bird is on his way to Quay Gallery in Napier.  The King Shag is native to and rare in New Zealand . It was great to paint with a combination of inks , watercolours , and metallic gold acrylic , perched upon a shellfish encrusted rock with a little glimmer of lost treasure.

New Zealand King Shag 2012

New Zealand King Shag 2012

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Universe in progress

Sep 30

It’s not quite finished yet – but i really like the cropped close – up shots of this one.  I’ve painted  the proceedings of the Big Bang , the formation of the earth , of cells , creature  scales , zebra pattern, interesting plants  ….

Universe_closeup

Universe_closeup

Universe In Progress close-up

Universe In Progress close-up

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Venetian Turtles

Sep 24

Here’s a recent commission i really enjoyed working on . Melting , puddling buildings of Venice !

Venetian_Turtles_Full_2012

Venetian_Turtles_Full_2012

Venetian_Turtles_2012

Venetian_Turtles_2012

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