The uninterrupted view. Reflections on the shimmering surface of a harbour or bay can present a glorious spectrum of colours.

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Sunday is a great day for gallery browsing! And I’m looking forward to seeing you and talking through my work, why trees are important and the way in which I like to capture the light! Why not come along?

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I’m literally watching this scene at the moment, the tide nudging in across Hardy’s Bay, the light changing the make up of the landscape. One minute there are pools of water sitting amongst the mud and the next they disappear consumed by the onset of tide. All the time the contrast between light and dark elevating the ordinary tree into an object of meditative glory.

This one is for sale and along with other works, will be hanging @arogallery gallery, as part of my solo show, INTO THE LIGHT, from next Tuesday morning. To see the complete catalogue, hit the link in my bio. I’m there each day and would love to meet you and talk about my approach to the subject.

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INTO THE LIGHT Catalogue now available at one click link in my bio. Delighted it is ready to show you, I would love to hear which is your favorite painting. I hope that some of you will be able to come and see them in person.

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One of those perfect afternoons when the colours glow in the light and lift the spirits.

NOW LATE AFTERNOON
Acrylic on board
43 x 43cms

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That long drive into the early evening light. The colours igniting the landscape for the final moments of the day. Scenes like this stay with you.

LIKE A MEMORY
Acrylic on board
63 x 63cms

One of the works from my upcoming solo show. Details to follow shortly.

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Pathway Into Daybreak. From an early winter morning walk through the bushland high above the coast. A moment of pure light as the sun started to reveal itself and announce the new day.

Now available @mrmintys
Contact the gallery direct for further details.

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Back from the wilderness of Tasmania to the inner city and studio life. This is Albany Lane in St Leonards, a small acrylic painting on paper of the rear laneway to our painting warehouse. I’m not often drawn to urban subjects but the early evening light, illumination and perspective of the street reinforced a very special sense of place. We will be leaving this studio soon after eight fabulous years. Who knows what challenges and opportunities lie ahead.

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