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Brilliant Sunbirds

“No Place Like Home” – painted in acrylic on matt board. We were very blessed some years back, to stay on Bedarra Island in Queensland.  This is a private island and it is simply magical.  I was relaxing in the garden and along came these incredible, busy, little flashes of loveliness.  They had me transfixed. …

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The Magic of Kingfishers

“Whispers” –  painted in acrylic.  I am thrilled with the framing by “Southern Framing” in Kirrawee. This artwork is off to its new home on the South Coast of NSW.  I do love kingfishers. They are extraordinarily beautiful birds.  I have spent many hours watching the many Australian varieties in their natural habitats.  These ever…

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Christmas Exhibition – Oatley 101 Society of Artists Celebrates

After a year of COVID, artists have a big range of new art available for art lovers and collectors.  Online viewing is convenient but there is nothing better than to visit an exhibition to fully appreciate the value and connectivity of wonderful art. Oatley 101 does it soooo well. Brilliant screen lighting highlights high quality…

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International Online Art Exhibition

More than 150 invited artists from Australia, China’s 18 provinces and cities and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, Japan, Canada, the United States are participating in this amazing online exhibition. This is the largest exhibition coordinated by the Australian Painting Institute to date.   Exhibiting works, include Chinese painting, oil painting, watercolour, acrylic, paste, porcelain painting,…

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Bushman’s Clocks

As a wildlife artist, I only paint the birds and animals I have been blessed to see.  These beautiful kookaburras visit my garden every day.  Their noisy alarms at dawn, (and often earlier) are a joy to hear.  They are the most interesting models as they sit so still for their photos to be taken,…

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Kookaburra Art

This beautiful kookaburra is a regular visitor to our garden. She sits in the same spot each morning and waits patiently for the light. Her lovely calls follow soon after dawn breaks. That is when her partner joins in. She has been so generous with her poses for me. It is almost as though she…

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Australian Bird and Flower Paintings in Acrylic

Australian birds are such incredibly beautiful creatures, with wonderful personalities. Their antics and songs bring great joy. Cockatoos and Tawney Frogmouth nightjars are special favourites of mine. I delight in painting them as often as I am able. To capture their individuality is an exciting challenge. Acrylic paints are so versatile and allow for as…

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Kingfishers in the Mist.

This painting is 3170 mm around. The triple matt and silver effect frame have really finished it off. These beautiful Forest kingfishers are a joy to behold. The painting is of my own creation, inspired by my love of the Atherton Tablelands. I used airbrush, palette knife and brush to compete the work. Texture is…

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Princess Alexandra Parrots

I was privileged to see these beautiful parrots on a holiday in Tamworth NSW. They were named after Princess Alexandra of Denmark who married Edward VII and went on to become Queen of the UK. They are incredibly pretty birds. Unfortunately this species is listed as threatened or vulnerable in Australia. I wanted to capture…

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Regent Parrot Painting

This beautiful bird is a Regent Parrot. While visiting Tamworth, I was so fortunate to see him in all his glory. He had no concerns about me taking his photograph. Talk about blessed. This is an acrylic work on an airbrushed background. This incredible parrot is on the endangered list. How sad it would be…

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