#125 Deep Bay

Exploring Ships Point Road I landed at Ships Point Park. It’s a very rocky pointy-shaped park on a spit with a dramatic view of Deep Bay.

#121 Ships Point Road

Exploring mid-island I had to pull over at the first view of water along Ships Point Road.

#111 Pansy

The velvety petals are captured on the texture of watercolour paper, mmm-mmm, nothing like it when you can hold it in your hand!

#110 pleinair, day one, May 7

We met at the Buckley Bay rest area at 1:00. We meet again May 14 at Rosewall Park – see you there! Although it started to rain after the first hour, we had an awesome time. And cuz it’s outside we can be covid-safe. I’m hopeful more will show up each Friday at one o’clock….

#79 Saturday’s en-pleinair

With my very good friend, a watercolour painter like me, after a whole year later than planned, we finally got outside last Saturday to paint together. There were so many distractions, like beautiful birds, and driftwood and dogs, that we didn’t actually paint much. So when I got home to my orderly and functional studio…

#23 Lost again.

Mission: read the tides, currents, charts, shipping lanes and weather before heading out.  

#21 Artist’s doldrums.

The blank sheet of watercolour paper is sometimes daunting. Or sometimes you are lost in the quagmire of self-doubt. Or whether there’s any point in painting another painting…

#18 Gospel Rock.

Mission: prove the impossible. ‘Red cedar’ | 2017 | 9×12”