Tag Archives: New Zealand
I finished the second layer of the kea painting today. Once this has dried I’ll fill in the highlights and lowlights using a transparent glaze media. What do you think? Cheeky enough yet?
This weekend’s painting, what do you think?
A quick update on the kea. As you can see I spent Waitangi day painting a fair bit of the first colour layer. I always love painting the head and eyes as it gives me a real sense of connection … Continue reading
I’ve been working on a project with a friend to produce a 3D painting for his house. After chatting about paintings one we came up with the idea of joining forces (he makes guitars in his spare time) to make … Continue reading
A while a go I did a painting of one of my favourite NZ birds, the pukeko, with a chick for a friend of mine as a new baby present. The painting had been on this site for sometime when … Continue reading
I finished the painting of the kakapo family for my commission – the finishing off was somewhat delayed with the earthquake we’ve just been through. Funnily enough it was the first object I looked for in the house when I … Continue reading
Yipee, I finished my tui painting, ‘a tui moment’ – click on the picture to load a large version, then click on the picture again to read the text. This painting is the first one I’ve done with a real … Continue reading
I’m currently working on a couple of paintings, one is of tui, which are one of my favourite NZ birds. If you’ve never seen a tui they are surprising birds. If you look at them quickly you could be forgiven for mistaking … Continue reading