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Dreaming of the Top End

After travelling the top end of Australia and lots of brolga watching, I painted ‘Brolga Falls’ and ‘Brolgas Watering Hole’. I actually painted these at Cable Beach Caravan Park in my make shift studio/annex in between dips at beautiful Cable Beach – just a bike ride away. Could you get much better than that? My painting inspiration comes from places …

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Inspirational India

My recent trip to India. Totally inspired by the sights and colours of Rajasthan. The beautiful milky white Taj Mahal on the Yamuna River, temples, mosques and¬†crumbling fortresses, the crazy Tuk-Tuk drivers, ¬†Old Delhi’s spice bazaars, lantern-lit villages, bright colourful saris, chaotic full-on craziness!!! And then there’s the food…

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Ken Done

Ken Done – my art guru! Bodies on the beach, towels and umbrellas, sunlight, water, small triangles of sailboats, Sydney Harbour Bridge, clusters of frangipanis and suntanned women with flowers in their hair. The ultimate gorgeously bright Australian paintings. I remember grabbing the Ken Done book from the bookshelf in Year 8 Art class and being mesmorised by these multicoloured, …