2D Works

Guy on Log with Dogs
60 x 50cm

Most of this created from only from email contact with the client. With regards to the background, the request was to include the Papa cliffs and Taihape and Mangaweka area. 

Watching Over
60 x 50cm
 

All the dogs from photos supplied. Oil/Pastel, non-reflective glass with frame.

 

 

 

Geo
80 x 120cm

These two (Ella and Geo) were created in different years so as to have them portrayed of similar ages. Simply beautiful girls.

Ella
80 x 120cm

These two (Ella and Geo) were created in different years so as to have them portrayed of similar ages. Simply beautiful girls.

Art in the Afternoon
68 x 80cm

This painting was one from my studio created for me to enjoy and to sell on. It sold to a Christchurch buyer and is still enjoyed today.

Auckland Croquet
68 x 80cm
 

Like the Art in the Afternoon, I do love the romance of yesteryear, so I had wanted to paint something like this for years. I ended up working on it for some time as I laboured over how I could do things better (and that's the norm for me). I had come across a small black and white pic in an old magazine and that was where I grew this artwork from. I left that small pic 1/4 of the way through adding my own take on things; however, the outfits are closely based as they were in the original image.

Ruapehu
130 x 50cm

I had taken a photo on one of my many drives back to the Waikato. In the right light, I knew it deserved a painting. It was a little more challenging than I'd first thought, but eventually, I became happy with it. To date, one of my favourite pieces.

Erewhon View
96 x 64cm

Being inspired some years ago as my husband introduced me to this part of the country, I felt I'd return to take it in some more. (A most inspiring landscape up there, with each season bringing its
own form of distinct beauty.) Heading from Taihape east on Taihape/ Napier Road in the Erewhon station areas is where this was created from.

Colour and Space
60 x 80cm
 

Born and bred in Australia, it brings me great satisfaction to revisit the arid areas and the Australian reds and golds, which I find are simply opposed to the general colouring here.

Chestnut Kai
60 x 70cm
 

This acrylic work was painted a few years ago as a commissioned piece to be gifted. The subject matter is a favourite of mine: The Kaimanawa wild horses. For these canvas works, after permission is granted, I am able to reference fine detail where needed and then l can 'do my thing.'

 

Initially, I will work the painting as a watercolour and then build accordingly. I will use reference horse pics for detail on paintings such as this and I am indeed thankful for the exceptional photographs from Kelly Wilson Photography.

Grey Boy Wild and Free
80 x 80cm
 

This was adapted from an exceptional photo that told a story of a magnificent, lean, older, wild stallion in the Kaimanawa ranges (which I am fortunate to have visited). Again, thanks to Kimber's permission, off I went. This lovely painting was sold in 2017. 

Tuis and Teal
40 x 76cm
 

 

Tuis and Ribbons
86 x 30cm

This artwork was a turning point, with my art and a journey winding up. 

 

 

Taranaki Hues
70 x 60cm
 

Oil/Pastel, non-reflective glass with frame.

 

 

 

After the Race
54 x 68cm

Oil/Pastel, non-reflective glass with frame.

 

 

 

The Space Between
36 x 130cm

Oil/Pastel.

 

 

 

The Way In
60 x 90cm

Oil/Pastel.

 

 

 

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