Fieldwork Camp 2023
Back in Coral Bay again for my annual visit. The camp is set up, boat in the water and I am ready to start work. I took the opportunity on the long drive up here to visit a tree which I painted over 30 years ago, it’s still going strong though much changed of course and no longer has a Galah nesting in its hollow.
Heading up to Coral Bay for my annual field trip, I am not sure what to expect as much of this beautiful healthy coral from Bill’s Bay was killed after my last visit by a natural toxic event.
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…
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…
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….