bird art

Survivor

“Survivor” – Acrylic on stretched canvas.  I am thrilled that this work will soon be heading to its new home in Nth Sydney.  The client has been back a number of times, and while purchasing other works, decided it was to go home with her.  She and her partner are both survivors, and it connected…

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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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Strength Against The Odds

In 2019 we had spent a wonderful week on Nth Stradbroke Island  in Queensland. A beautiful, restful place with so much to do and see. As we were leaving on the ferry I was taken by some groups of pylons marking the route.  They were in different combinations.  Each had different shapes and colours with…

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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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