Chris Osborne Art

As the water receded it created some marvellous tree root patterns in the sand that could be totally transformed by the very next wave that washed over them. Waves are marvellous...

Something else that happed by accident as I was creating lines and folds in the tree bark, a word appeared. mom with a little u under the o so you also...

I managed to photograph another double barred finch while house sitting at a friends house in Eidsvold. It jumped up, pulled down the grass seeds so it could have a feed,...

Australian magpies are a beautiful, intelligent birds and very fun to watch, but they get a bad reputation around nesting time. This one was photographed at the back of the BBQ...

So I went for a walk behind my cottage at Possum Park where I'm currently staying and went looking for a nice burnt tree stump to paint.

I was walking around Australia Zoo when I spotted this white faced heron looking for some lunch among the water lilies. I managed to get a nice photograph of the heron...

when I started taking these photos I didn't think that they would end up as one of my best paintings as I was more into making videos at the time.

This is another one from Australia Zoo, the place I go to photograph difficult to find or unusual animals. I didn't realise that doves came in such bright colours and I...

The blue faced honey eater is a wonderful bird that hangs around my cottage every day, all year round. I often see it taking a drink from my bird bath or...

This little Pardalote was busy building it's nest or making home improvements maybe for a larger family, I'm not sure but it was wonderful to watch.

Well this is one of my favourite birds purely because of there comical antics they get up to if they like you. Be warned however if they take a disliking to...

Last year I walked around Bundaberg Botanical Gardens and photographed various birds, turtles and lizards, including the Great Egret that inspired this painting.

Bundaberg's Alexandra Park Zoo has a small collection local animals and the best part is it's free to wander around.

Sneak Peek I was supposed to have this exhibition last year but it became a virtual exhibition online as all the galleries closed down due to Covid. A little disappointing but...

I was travelling way out west in the far reaches of Queensland when I came across a wonderful free camping spot called Clem Walton Park at Corella Dam, in fact it...

Just as Pete and Cynthia were getting their boat ready for a day of fishing and red clawing at Wuruma Dam boat ramp a pelican came by looking for food.

Australia Zoo Markets were 3.5hrs drive from home and as we got closer to the zoo it was apparent that the 0% chance of rain may not happen. The clouds stared...

I've spent most of the day framing postcards and wrapping everything in bubblewrap for the markets tomorrow. I can't believe what I have created in the past two weeks, once you...

A few months ago I photographed this kingfisher at Mon Repos beach Queensland, in the afternoon setting sun. Since I was in an open area it was a little more difficult...

It's also a good time to put away my washing, people are curious as they seeing you painting and its not a good look if they almost get hit in the...