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...
I was visiting a friend in the blue mountains because I had skills she needed, I was helping erect a fence for the chickens.
The weather was very windy which made painting outdoors quite difficult and people loved to stop by and have a chat, which I really enjoyed.
Well these three finches were certainly spread over Australia and photographed over a span of 4years of traveling and camping holidays.
The bower bird builds its nest out of twigs and collects anything it can find that has shades of blue.
The red backed wren was photographed at Australia Zoo last year when I was walking around Bindi Island.
Watching the bushfire concert and deciding to paint a burnt tree stump gave me the idea to name this painting the Bushfire Galah.
This beautiful specimen of a bird was perched on the branch looking rather fluffy having just had a bath in the nearby creek.
Sorry, had to pause for a spider walking across my laptop, blogging outdoors certainly has its drawbacks that’s for sure.
The one guy I liked was a single penguin stood on the side of the pool, who looked like he was in a daydream of far off lands.
I've been wanting to paint a cassowary for a while now, but sticking to my rule of only painting from my own photographs, this was a little difficult.
I must have followed this guy around the creek for a good 10mins trying to get some nice shots.