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, Oil on board 647 x 640mm

Cheviot Quartz
Oil on board
647 x 640mm

Cheviot Alteration, Oil on board 295 x 300mm

Cheviot Alteration
Oil on board
295 x 300mm

Cushat Steil 1, Oil on board 700 x 480mm

Cushat Steil Erratic 1
Oil on board
700 x 480mm

Cushat Steil, Oil on board 700 x 480mm

Cushat Steil Erratic 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
Oil on board
460 x 302mm

Meldon Whinstone, Oil on board 486 x 330mm

Meldon Whinstone
Oil on board
486 x 330mm

Embleton Whinstone,  Oil on Board 480 x 330 mm

Embleton Whinstone
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

Dunmoor Granite, Watercolour 390 x 390mm

Dunmoor Granite
Watercolour
390 x 390mm

Dunmoor Granite, Oil on canvas 900 x 900mm

Dunmoor Granite
Oil on canvas
900 x 900mm

Harthope Granite, Oil on canvas 810 x 810mm

Harthope Granite
Oil on canvas
810 x 810mm

Peniel Heugh Basalt, Oil on canvas 900 x 900mm

Peniel Heugh Basalt
Oil on canvas
900 x 900mm

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

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