Saturday, December 31, 2016

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Monkey Burns

Spare a thought for Sabrina who is spending Christmas locked up against her will in the psych ward at St Vincents in Darlinghurst. 


This is a view from my parents' yard in Warabrook(Newcastle)

finished - earlier versions below

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Tree on Dowling St Woolloomooloo

This is a drawing I did to have a look at a street scene I'll be painting for @NikiElizabeth in the near future

Wednesday, December 14, 2016


KARYATIS in Parthenon awaiting her sister - have cried her eyes out .!
Comfortably beheaded in the British museum 
Details from KARYATIS fashion
Debate   British museum 
The One who Elgin took in England 
She is a basic stele of the temple Not Elgin's girlfriend 
TITANOMAHIES in Melbourne 's Greek precinct  

Monday, December 12, 2016

Pipe (at Bundagaree)

Slightly more finished - I'm waiting for a photo of more finished version to download... Thanks Malcolm Turnbull

I'll try and finish this in the next few days before heading home

Sunday, December 11, 2016

View with banana leaves

Greens... There are a lot of different greens


A tiny painting started with leftover paint around dusk on the verandah at Bundagaree

Bonville cloudscapes

Clouds over the hills behind Bonville

The hills, giant bamboo and grass

More clouds and hills

Boofhead waiting for someone to throw the stick

Bass trimming and fitting a door, with his son Ace

A dragon Ace drew

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Aloe and Rain Lilies

Nearly finished -


An aloe and rain lilies on the steps outside Guy Crosley's at Bundagaree. I'll do a bit more to it yet, 

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Jam at Guy's

The weekly Bundagen Jam was at Guy's last night.

Here's Bunny and the gang - Guy, Cosmo Dave, Tim on flute, Bunny,  Jeff and Steve

George, at centre, with Jeff and Steve

Sunday, December 4, 2016


Hoya in a pot with some paspalum at Bundagaree

Heads on a train

Heading to Newcastle last weekend

Tim Cole (visiting Xanthe)

Drawing pictures with Katherine, and Xantharea's forehead


a dogleg...

The goddess's Smile

A mix media composition for the ever flexible , colourfull Femme 
The "smile " is an alert tag from cashies 
U know how they put electronic tags for alarm to ring on your way out if u taken something 
Well   This tag
U see the goddess smiled to me that day 

Thursday, December 1, 2016


Some bananas ripening on a table at Guy's at Bundagen, with some other fruit as well as a shirt, tobacco, ashtray, and of course, gum turps

Bananas are purple at the moment but maybe more naturalistic colour later

a slightly earlier version with less plyboard


A drawing of the same scene