Sneak Preview (Unfinished) New Paintings – 1971 Holden Kingswood

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SNEAK PREVIEW (Unfinished) New Paintings – 1971 Holden Kingswood Absolutely loving my journey back into Australian vintage cars, going back to the old days … ah nostalgia. Here’s a preview (unfinished) of my latest – featuring, of course, the 1971 Holden Kingswood.  

“The Whimsical World of Zumbo”

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“The Whimsical World of Zumbo” Portrait of Adriano Zumbo, Patissier Oil on Linen 137cm x 96.5cm This painting epitomises my love of fantasy and magic.  Adriano’s whimsical Wonka-esque qualities were inspiring, and creating this trompe l’oeil was a roller-coaster of fun, frivolity and a touch of silliness!

The Artists’ Book – Celebrating 10 Years of PAA

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Join us at the book launch, celebrating 10 years of PAA and presenting amazing works by a selection of Australia’s best portrait painters. Sunday 22nd April, 6.00PM The ArtHouse Hotel 275 Pitt Street, Sydney

The Laughing Barista, after Frans Hals

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An icon of inner west Sydney, Edward was a cheeky and playful yet somewhat intriguing subject.  From the moment he sat down, the conversation flowed comfortably.  Edward has a way of making those around him totally at ease, and of course, that made it so much easier for me to capture him.  Inspired by his wonderful waxed and curled moustachios I have… Read more »

A Seaside Themed Trompe L’oeil, Part 1

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The first part of my latest series “How to Paint a Seaside Themed Trompe L’oeil” is out in newsagents now.  This is a 5 part series showing step by step techniques to creating a 3D painting.