Tag Archives: trees

You can’t give up

Untitled WIP (detail)

Untitled WIP (detail)

“You can’t give up hope just because it’s hopeless! You gotta hope even more, and cover your ears and go blah blah blah blah blah blah!” Philip J. Fry, Futurama

I’ve been moving some paint around, experimenting, trying things… I’m not at all sure about it but I still intend to finish it. No matter what happens, I’ll post the final painting tomorrow. (It’s a tree.)

Sale week five

I am offering three of my paintings every week between now and early December at 40–60% off their original prices. Please click on the images below for more information.

This week’s featured paintings are:

Things are looking up

Things are looking up — SOLD

Black Rose (with haiku title) — acrylic on canvas, 102 x 102 mm

Black Rose (with haiku title) — SOLD

Riding the Falls — acrylic on canvas, 405 x 305 mm

Riding the Falls — acrylic on canvas, 405 x 305 mm

Sale week four

I am offering three paintings every week between now and early December at 40–60% off their original prices. It’s a ‘spring cleaning’ experiment that will hopefully create a bit more space in the art cave. Please click on the images below to visit my Etsy shop.

This week’s featured paintings are:

Thursday, Avon River — acrylic on canva,s 760 x 510 mm

Thursday, Avon River — SOLD

Moon over the City — acrylic on canvas, ready to frame, 405 x 305 mm

Moon over the City — N/A

Little Sparrow — ink and watercolour, unframed 240 x 180 mm

Little Sparrow — SOLD

Things are looking up

Things are looking up – acrylic on canvas, 510 x 405 mm, 2015. For sale at The Christchurch Art Show, June 2015.

Things are looking up – acrylic on canvas, 510 x 405 mm, 2015. SOLD

A bit of a favourite, I’ve painted this scene a couple of times before: Stand and Redwoods.

P.S. This is number five of the six paintings I planned to finish in time for next month’s Christchurch Art Show. It feels really good to be on track…

Things are looking up, WIP

Things are looking up, WIP – acrylic on canvas

Things are looking up, WIP – acrylic on canvas

“The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.” Lucian Freud