Mrs D

Mrs D

This painting started off as a little colour study I did one afternoon of my wife, Mege. I did it as a surprise for her birthday.  I should mention that I painted it by sight, meaning I didn’t measure anything from the original reference photographs I used....
Scrutiny

Scrutiny

This painting started with the figure of a woman. Once I had drawn and blocked it in I meditated on what the image of this woman evoked in me. The more I looked at the image, the more I began to wonder if I was looking at the woman from the correct side. Was she...
The allure of shame

The allure of shame

If I look a bit happy beside a painting with the heavy title of, “The allure of shame,” it’s because this painting was a marathon to paint. I took me 13 years!! It began as a simple picture of a woman on a beach which I painted in Brisbane in 2003. I...
Morning Offering

Morning Offering

I’m very happy with the way this painting turned out. There is something transcendent about it. What or who is she offering herself to . . .   by Share this:TweetShare on...
Gaze

Gaze

This painting is part of a series of six called Gaze. The series includes, Uma Thurman, Salma Hayek, Nicole Kidman, Monica Bellucci, Isabella Rossellini and Cher.  I painted this series in 2005 in Brisbane. As you can see the painting has remained the same in the last...