Scallops For Tasmania

Scallops For Tasmania

I recently received a request from the University of Tasmania for images to illustrate a number of commercial species important in their area. The list included several species of Scallops, which I had not previously painted. These scallops are commonly found not just...
Pink Snapper

Pink Snapper

This painting is an amalgamation of several specimens from Shark Bay. My mate Jock Clough provided some images of the first of these, which he caught from a secret spot near Steep Point. As I was due to travel up there in the next few days he kept it on ice for me...
New Underwater Drawing Board

New Underwater Drawing Board

I have been using the same underwater drawing board for the past 25 years. Originally created whilst I was living in France in 1995 it has served me very well, with a few minor adaptations, for all this time. Over the years though the challenge of joining together or...
Fieldwork Camp Coral Bay

Fieldwork Camp Coral Bay

Every year the camp set-up evolves a little but after more than 20 years it maintains this basic format, a big tarpaulin over the 2 room tent which gives me a decent area outside with a large work table and plenty of room inside for fragile materials. The 2021 field...