Friday, 21 September 2018

Cape white-eyes

Cape white-eyes (Zosterops virens). Acrylics on Masonite, 15 x 20 cm.


These are the archetypal tweety birds: round and fluffy and cute looking. They're quite common around here, where they move in small groups through dense foliage, looking for insects and chattering to one another.


Sunday, 9 September 2018

Sunday, 2 September 2018

A free book

The electronic version of my children's book, The Garden Gnome's Journey, can (at least for the moment) be downloaded for free from several distributors. Just follow this link!


Saturday, 25 August 2018

Tuscan window

Oil on board, 20 x 25 cm:


When it comes to painting outdoors subjects, I seem to prefer this sort of intimate scene rather than grand vistas. Not even sure what one should call this: landscape or still life? No idea, but it is what it is.