I walk the beach at Lacey’s next door to
the mouth of Currumbin Creek each day and I love to watch the surfers catching
their waves. Alongside Currumbin Creek,
Lacey’s is a popular spot for serious surfers.
Painted in oil with cold wax medium on a
cradled board. This is another piece in my Smaller Art Collection. I create
these small pieces for those homeowners who do not have wall space for large
pieces of art. I believe everyone should
live with art, I hope these small pieces enable them to live with art in their
I was cleaning out my sewing cabinet and found all my old
paper dress patterns. I thought I might
try and include some of the lovely paper patterns in a piece of art.
A very large abstract painting painted in many layers to create texture and depth. All the colours from the under layers show through to provide interesting character.
I have sewn many dresses over the years and it is always
exciting to make a new dress. This piece shows the wearer showing off her new
evening dress. I have used the paper pattern to create the dress, it has many
folds and crevices – lots of texture and the end result looks like a gorgeous
I never want my pieces to simply be interior décor art but
something individual and full of interest.
Large pastel coloured abstract painted in acrylic on canvas.
This painting was painted in many layers to create texture and depth. All the colours from the under layers show
through to provide interesting character. Your imagination can interpret the
various shapes and contours into flowers, leaves, butterflies, mushrooms, water
Each individual will see something different in this
painting which was my intention, I like to make the viewer work to enjoy the
painting. I don’t want my pieces to
simply be interior décor art but something individual and full of interest.
I hope you can see your botanical garden in this piece.
Eucalyptus are a passion of mine. We lived next to bushland
and spent hours playing among gum trees as a child and the smell of eucalyptus
transports me back to those carefree times.
Therefore, it goes to say that Gum Trees are a bit of a
passion of mine. I have painted many gum trees over the years and currently I’m
working on a new series of paintings of my beloved Gums.
Ghost Gums is one of this series. For residents and
travellers of Australia’s arid heartlands, it is the Ghost Gum,
ranging prominently across rocky slopes, red sand plains and arid creek flats
that typifies the outback.
Myriad scratched and gouged layers of blues, greys, pinks
and whites are utilised to portray the physical and historic attributes of the