Observation-based Paintings

Paintings from rockforms, landforms and landscapes

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The first painting is one of my son Danny engaged in collecting pebbles on the coast. He is intent on studying two fine specimens while I (as a boy) look back from the shore.

Danny Collecting Pebbles, Oil on board 280 x 215mm

Danny Collecting Pebbles
Oil on board
280 x 215mm

Foreshore Watercolour on paper 25 x 18.5 cm

Foreshore
Watercolour on paper
25 x 18.5 cm

Housey Crags, Watercolour on paper 29.5 x 42 cm

Housey Crags
Watercolour on paper
29.5 x 42 cm

Paintings from mineral assemblages

Paintings based on observations of my thin-sections of rock using microscope and photomicrographs.

Cheviot: Tourmaline 1, Oil on board

Cheviot: Tourmaline 1
Oil on board
620 x 615mm

Cheviot: Tourmaline 2, Watercolour on paper on board 820 x 620mm

Cheviot: Tourmaline 2
Watercolour on paper on board
820 x 620mm

Cheviot: Tourmaline 3, Oil on board 965 x 965mm

Cheviot: Tourmaline 3
Oil on board
965 x 965mm

Cheviot: Tourmaline 4 , Oil on board 700 x 480mm

Cheviot: Tourmaline 4
Oil on board
700 x 480mm

Cheviot: Quartz Vein, Oil on board 647 x 640mm

Cheviot: Quartz Vein
Oil on board
647 x 640mm

Cheviot: Sericite and Zircon, Oil on board 295 x 300mm

Cheviot: Sericite and Epidote
Oil on board
295 x 300mm

Cushat Steil, Mica 1, Oil on board 700 x 480mm

Cushat Steil: Mica 1
Oil on board
700 x 480mm

Cushat Steil: Mica 2, Oil on board 700 x 480mm

Cushat Steil: Mica 2
Oil on board
700 x 480mm

Badcall: Gneiss, Oil on board 961 x 961mm

Badcall: Gneiss
Oil on board
961 x 961mm

Cheviot: Micrographic, Oil on board 460 x 302mm

Cheviot: Micrographic quartz and feldspar
Oil on board
460 x 302mm

Meldon: Whin Dyke, Oil on board 486 x 330mm

Meldon: Whin Dyke
Oil on board
486 x 330mm

Whinstone, Embleton Oil on Board 480 x 330 mm

Whinstone, Embleton
Oil on Board
480 x 330 mm

Shielcleugh Granite  Oil on Canvas  801 x 800 mm

Shielcleugh Granite
Oil on Canvas
810 x 800 mm

No vestige of a beginning, – no prospect of an end

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