Tithonias are a different plant from common sunflowers, but their bright yellow blossoms look good against a blue background.
Cows are a feature of many Queensland farms. They are easy to sketch and lend a character of their own to paintings of Queensland.
In these paintings I celebrate the great needlework skills of the women of earlier generations who have left us many beautiful embroidered cloths. Sadly many of these exquisite works remain unwanted on the shelf.
Paintings of typical wet seasons in regional Australia. Farmers bear the problems caused by the flooding rains, knowing that it heralds good years to come.
The Cup of Gold flower is large, beautiful and poisonous. Visited by bats in the dead of night, it lends mystique and character to a still life painting.
Four views of the same veranda which looks out over a tropical garden. The sunlight stream in through the lattice giving a warmth and feeling of happiness to the paintings.
Bright colours really stand out when combined with a dark background. I often use this effect in still life painting. I have a lot of blue-patterned cloths and when combined with yellow lemons from my tree that makes a great subject for still life painting.
The great variety of bottlebrush flowers makes for a great still-life subject. In this post I have shown some of my paintings of these great Australian flowers.
Houses with space enough to grow bananas in the backyard are becoming rare in Brisbane. Where once bananas were a common sight in the backyards of Brisbane, now such things are a coveted luxury.
A collection of still life paintings featuring kitchen utensils and chicken-shaped objects in ceramic and carved wood.