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Exhibition Coming REALLY SOON

Please join us for our Our Ocean Exhibition at the House and Garden Gallery 81 The Esplanade Mooloolaba .   It opens on the 2nd of October at 3pm and runs until the 23rd of October.  All profits are donated to the Australian Marine Conservation Society.  Originals and Limited Edition Prints are for sale.

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Exhibition Coming Soon

Well,  despite interruptions from silly things like Covid,having a stroke, running out of time etc finally I am going to be having my “our ocean” exhibition on October the 2nd.  The show will run for three weeks.  There  are a total of 23 pieces being shown between Ink and Paper, and Acrylic and Oil on Canvas.

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The Wobbly Surfer

Let me be crystal clear. I don’t like MS at all. But having it has its upsides. I get to paint a lot more now. The problem is that i don’t get to surf much. Having said that, I did get to surf for 45 years. So i shouldn’t whinge too much. But my memories of those wonderful constellations of … Read More

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The Cove

Just finished a new piece. The Cove. An awesome wave . The original photo by Karl Angell of Ocean Art Photographic. Again this is ink and acrylic. My goal was to really dig into the fractured light captured inside the barrel of the wave. Not an easy piece to paint. But i am happy with it. I am not sure … Read More

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A new phase

Working hard on a new exhibition. I am amazed at the time it is taking but part of that has been a focus on some new techniques! Having a lot of fun with both acrylic and oil blends and water colour and ink. I will advise where the next show is soon! Col

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Never Surrender

Where there is a will there is a way. Fitting a 9 foot surfboard and a 6 foot 4 artist on a small mobility scooter is no easy feat! But still surfing and still painting! Cant complain about that

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Wendy the Wombat

This is Wendy the Wombat. 400kg of stone but with a beautiful smile! She is loved by many.

Back Again

Been busy painting. Thankfully the art is selling really well. Havent had a chance to do too much with the sculpture lately, largely due to the MS. That said, I think i am more focused on my art than I have ever been. Mind you I am not getting too much surf time. Its a bit harder when you cant … Read More

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Holloway Gallery

Extremely proud to have been asked to exhibit my works at the gorgeous Holloway Gallery at Moffat Beach! Extremely honored

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On being crippled

OK a bit contentious but relevant. I am crippled. The cause is MS. It means i cant surf like i used to and in fact cant walk much at all. Bit of a pain in the bum BUT it is continuously reshaping the way i paint. I can no longer do the very fine detailed work i once did. But … Read More