About My Process
Work for Sale
I call this one Leviathan
Sketch - Storm Tree
I notice a lone tree: the sea at its roots, a dormant volcano and the ever-shifting sky behind it.
Earth and Sky Diptych
Acrylic on canvas. inspired by the different weave of the walls and rooves of traditional nippa huts.
Earth and Sky Diptych III
small work - acrylic on canvas.
Sketch - egret, swallows & jellyfish
Morning. Low tide. An egret stood perfectly still.
Storm Tree II detai
A large study, probably ready for translation into a finished work.
Small study I
beginning a new stream of work to develop my subject more widely and deeply
random doodles as I look at the tide coming in over the black lava sand
cockle picker - low tide
Study - tree
...the same tree abstracted to a minimalist shape where space and line interplay
Earth and Sea
detail from a study. Acrylic on paper.
A loose study exploring layering and mark making.
The Mountain Eater - detail
The idea of a myth about a tree, the sea and a volcano resurfaces when I paint this.
Small study II
Beginning a new stream of work with small postcard size studies
Sea marks - doodle
Study - mountain eaters
pushing my ideas of tree, earth, sea and sky to abstraction I start to build a myth...
Earth and Sky Diptych II
Detail from a study. Acrylic on paper
detail from tree study
More of the 'storm tree'
Storm Tree III
Playing with marks and colours
Small study III
Beginning a new stream of work. Postcard size studies open a way for me to keep exploring.