White Waratah on Indigo
White Waratah on Indigo

Oil on canvas, 36” x 36” x 1.5” / 91.5 cm x 91.5 cm x 3.8 cm, ready to hang. A frame can be added. A beautifully sculptural white waratah (native to Australia) stands out dramatically against an indigo background.

Floralscape 2: Mauve and Yellow Irises
Floralscape 2: Mauve and Yellow Irises

Oil on gallery-wrap canvas, 36” x 36” x 1.5”, ready to hang. This larger-than-life-size floral has abstract and surreal qualities, and is reminiscent of a windswept landscape, or a flamenco dancer’s skirts. The viewer may find more to set of the imagination among the undulating forms and shapes, and vibrant spring colours.

Autumn on South Pond
Autumn on South Pond

Oil painting on gallery-wrap canvas, 38” x 54” x 1.5”. This is a stunning autumn scene of trees in last light reflected on the waters of a pond in a nature preserve. It is visually exciting with its brilliant, contrasting colours in golds and blues, yet tranquil and relaxing as a natural landscape.

Autumn on Wetlands
Autumn on Wetlands

Mixed media (watercolor and pastel) on board, 18” x 24” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm. This painting was inspired by brilliantly-sunlit, autumn trees reflected in the waters of a wetland pond. The spiky patterns of the reeds direct a pathway through the water and make an interesting contrast to the soft roundness of the golden tree foliage.

Lady in Blue
Lady in Blue

Pastels on board, 18” x 24” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm. A young woman in a blue dress adorned with a beaded necklace. This is an example of a portrait commission, and is not for sale. A commission this medium (soft pastels) and size is approximately USD1400. Discounts apply for more than one portrait.

Portrait of the Artist's Daughter
Portrait of the Artist's Daughter

Pastel drawing on pastel paper, 19” x 26” / 48 cm x 71 cm. This is an example of a portrait for commission in soft pastels (dry pastels), and is not for sale. A commissioned portrait this media (pastels) and size is approximately USD1400.

Green Waratahs and Pink Flannel Flowers
Green Waratahs and Pink Flannel Flowers

Oil painting on cradled board, 18” x 24” x 3/4” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm x 2 cm, ready to hang. A frame can be added. Two spectacular yellow-green waratahs are softly framed in this casually-arranged bouquet of Australian native flora by pink kangaroo paws.

Two White Waratahs
Two White Waratahs

Oil painting on cradled board, 18” x 42” x 3/4” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm x 2 cm, ready to hang. A frame can be added. I obtained these stunningly beautiful blooms from a waratah grower the Blue Mountains, Australia. Their sculptural shapes and pale, subtle colours are outstanding against an indigo blue-grey background.

Sunlit Morning, Blue Mountains
Sunlit Morning, Blue Mountains

Oil painting on canvas, 40” x 40” / 101.5 cm x 101.5 cm. This landscape painting was inspired by an early morning walk behind my family home in the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia. The rising sun cast its beams through the mist of the gully, softly highlighting the foliage and trunks of the trees.

Redbuds by the Lake
Redbuds by the Lake

Pastels on board, 16” x 20”. This landscape drawing in soft pastels (dry pastels) was inspired by glorious, hot-pink redbud trees in bloom by a lake. The pinks of the spring blossoms stand out vividly against their backdrop of green foliage and turquoise water.

Sunlit Gumleaves, Blue Mountains SOLD
Sunlit Gumleaves, Blue Mountains SOLD

Oil on canvas, 18” x 24” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm. The cooler climate of the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia, can produce vivid colours in new gumleaves, as can be seen in this painting based after a photograph by my daughter, Layla Alexander.

Sunlit Gumleaves, Blue Mountains
Sunlit Gumleaves, Blue Mountains

Oil on board, 9” x 12” / 23 cm x 30.5 cm. Sunlight brings up vivid colours as it shines through new gumleaves in the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia.

The Coral Kimono
The Coral Kimono

Mixed media (watercolour and soft pastel) on museum-quality wooedn board, 18” x 24”. Requires framing under glass. This painting was inspired by 19th- and early 20th-century paintings of women in elegant, oriental clothing. The model was my daughter, the kimono is one from my vintage collection. If you’d like your portrait in a kimono (or other modest outfit), please contact me. Prints available (please go to link on Products page for the url)

Summer Roses
Summer Roses

Mixed media (watercolour and soft pastel) on museum-quality wooden board, 11” x 14”. Requires framing under glass. Sunlight brings an illuminated glow of warmth to these pale mauve and pink roses. USD 550. Also available in prints (see Products page for url link to my Fine Art America site.

Birches in First Snow, 3
Birches in First Snow, 3

Soft pastels on museum-quality wooden board, 18” x 24” x 1/8”. Requires framing under glass. Brilliant yellow foliage contrasts vividly with the ice cold colours of snow and tree trunks. The patterns and deep tones of branches abd markings on the trees weave an interesting web of pattern that ties the whole together. USD 1,790. Also available in prints (see url to my Fine Art America page in Products).

Hibiscus and Cannas in Balinese Jug
Hibiscus and Cannas in Balinese Jug

Oils on sturdy polyester canvas, 24” x 30” x 3/4”. This still life painting conveys something of the lush abundance and rich colours of the tropics. It is composed of a few pieces that are meaningful to my own life, types of memorabilia in a way: the ceramic from Bali, the tropical flora, the silk shawl, and the half-round side table. USD 2250 unframed. Prints are available (see Products page for link to Fine Art America).

Orchid Fever 4: Volcano Queen
Orchid Fever 4: Volcano Queen

Oils on gallery-wrap canvas, 36” x 42” x 1.5”, painted around the sides, ready to hang. A frame can be added purchaser or by artist according to consultation and quote. These magnificent Cattleya orchids were part of my home collection for a while, but as I’m no green thumb, they quit this mortal coil. So glad I painted them, as now I have them forever — or until someone else decides to make a home for this artwork! USD 3750. Prints are available (see Products page for link to my Fine Art America page).

Scarlet Banksias and Kangaroo Paws
Scarlet Banksias and Kangaroo Paws

Oils on sturdy polyester-cotton canvas, 24” x 24” (61 cm x 61 cm). The banksia is one of the most unusual native plants in Australia, and the Scarlet Banksia is one of my favourites. It just looks artistic, with its red and mauve stripes and spiky leaves. Here, I have paired it with the flowing, less rigid shapes of an elegant kangaroo paw. Currently available at The Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, Australia. Also available in prints (see Products page for link to Fine Art America.)

Persimmons and Mandarins
Persimmons and Mandarins

Oils on canvas board, 16” x 12”. The vibrancy of orange inspired this artwork (plus, these fruits are delicious!). It is a composition in abstract areas and geometric shapes, with generously applied brushstrokes. It symbolizes the richness and abundance of produce of the land and of the warmth of the domestic arena.

Tulipomania 5: Ablaze
Tulipomania 5: Ablaze

Watercolour on Arches paper, 55cm x 75 cm. Requires framing. This painting was inspired by the flame-like petals of a bunch of tulips.

Water Lilies 17: Reflection
Water Lilies 17: Reflection

Watercolours and pastels on Arches paper, 11” x 14”. Unframed. A beautiful ‘Sunfire’ water lily is reflected in the waters of a lily pool.

White Waratah on Indigo
Floralscape 2: Mauve and Yellow Irises
Autumn on South Pond
Autumn on Wetlands
Lady in Blue
Portrait of the Artist's Daughter
Green Waratahs and Pink Flannel Flowers
Two White Waratahs
Sunlit Morning, Blue Mountains
Redbuds by the Lake
Sunlit Gumleaves, Blue Mountains SOLD
Sunlit Gumleaves, Blue Mountains
The Coral Kimono
Summer Roses
Birches in First Snow, 3
Hibiscus and Cannas in Balinese Jug
Orchid Fever 4: Volcano Queen
Scarlet Banksias and Kangaroo Paws
Persimmons and Mandarins
Tulipomania 5: Ablaze
Water Lilies 17: Reflection
White Waratah on Indigo

Oil on canvas, 36” x 36” x 1.5” / 91.5 cm x 91.5 cm x 3.8 cm, ready to hang. A frame can be added. A beautifully sculptural white waratah (native to Australia) stands out dramatically against an indigo background.

Floralscape 2: Mauve and Yellow Irises

Oil on gallery-wrap canvas, 36” x 36” x 1.5”, ready to hang. This larger-than-life-size floral has abstract and surreal qualities, and is reminiscent of a windswept landscape, or a flamenco dancer’s skirts. The viewer may find more to set of the imagination among the undulating forms and shapes, and vibrant spring colours.

Autumn on South Pond

Oil painting on gallery-wrap canvas, 38” x 54” x 1.5”. This is a stunning autumn scene of trees in last light reflected on the waters of a pond in a nature preserve. It is visually exciting with its brilliant, contrasting colours in golds and blues, yet tranquil and relaxing as a natural landscape.

Autumn on Wetlands

Mixed media (watercolor and pastel) on board, 18” x 24” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm. This painting was inspired by brilliantly-sunlit, autumn trees reflected in the waters of a wetland pond. The spiky patterns of the reeds direct a pathway through the water and make an interesting contrast to the soft roundness of the golden tree foliage.

Lady in Blue

Pastels on board, 18” x 24” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm. A young woman in a blue dress adorned with a beaded necklace. This is an example of a portrait commission, and is not for sale. A commission this medium (soft pastels) and size is approximately USD1400. Discounts apply for more than one portrait.

Portrait of the Artist's Daughter

Pastel drawing on pastel paper, 19” x 26” / 48 cm x 71 cm. This is an example of a portrait for commission in soft pastels (dry pastels), and is not for sale. A commissioned portrait this media (pastels) and size is approximately USD1400.

Green Waratahs and Pink Flannel Flowers

Oil painting on cradled board, 18” x 24” x 3/4” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm x 2 cm, ready to hang. A frame can be added. Two spectacular yellow-green waratahs are softly framed in this casually-arranged bouquet of Australian native flora by pink kangaroo paws.

Two White Waratahs

Oil painting on cradled board, 18” x 42” x 3/4” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm x 2 cm, ready to hang. A frame can be added. I obtained these stunningly beautiful blooms from a waratah grower the Blue Mountains, Australia. Their sculptural shapes and pale, subtle colours are outstanding against an indigo blue-grey background.

Sunlit Morning, Blue Mountains

Oil painting on canvas, 40” x 40” / 101.5 cm x 101.5 cm. This landscape painting was inspired by an early morning walk behind my family home in the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia. The rising sun cast its beams through the mist of the gully, softly highlighting the foliage and trunks of the trees.

Redbuds by the Lake

Pastels on board, 16” x 20”. This landscape drawing in soft pastels (dry pastels) was inspired by glorious, hot-pink redbud trees in bloom by a lake. The pinks of the spring blossoms stand out vividly against their backdrop of green foliage and turquoise water.

Sunlit Gumleaves, Blue Mountains SOLD

Oil on canvas, 18” x 24” / 45.5 cm x 61 cm. The cooler climate of the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia, can produce vivid colours in new gumleaves, as can be seen in this painting based after a photograph by my daughter, Layla Alexander.

Sunlit Gumleaves, Blue Mountains

Oil on board, 9” x 12” / 23 cm x 30.5 cm. Sunlight brings up vivid colours as it shines through new gumleaves in the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia.

The Coral Kimono

Mixed media (watercolour and soft pastel) on museum-quality wooedn board, 18” x 24”. Requires framing under glass. This painting was inspired by 19th- and early 20th-century paintings of women in elegant, oriental clothing. The model was my daughter, the kimono is one from my vintage collection. If you’d like your portrait in a kimono (or other modest outfit), please contact me. Prints available (please go to link on Products page for the url)

Summer Roses

Mixed media (watercolour and soft pastel) on museum-quality wooden board, 11” x 14”. Requires framing under glass. Sunlight brings an illuminated glow of warmth to these pale mauve and pink roses. USD 550. Also available in prints (see Products page for url link to my Fine Art America site.

Birches in First Snow, 3

Soft pastels on museum-quality wooden board, 18” x 24” x 1/8”. Requires framing under glass. Brilliant yellow foliage contrasts vividly with the ice cold colours of snow and tree trunks. The patterns and deep tones of branches abd markings on the trees weave an interesting web of pattern that ties the whole together. USD 1,790. Also available in prints (see url to my Fine Art America page in Products).

Hibiscus and Cannas in Balinese Jug

Oils on sturdy polyester canvas, 24” x 30” x 3/4”. This still life painting conveys something of the lush abundance and rich colours of the tropics. It is composed of a few pieces that are meaningful to my own life, types of memorabilia in a way: the ceramic from Bali, the tropical flora, the silk shawl, and the half-round side table. USD 2250 unframed. Prints are available (see Products page for link to Fine Art America).

Orchid Fever 4: Volcano Queen

Oils on gallery-wrap canvas, 36” x 42” x 1.5”, painted around the sides, ready to hang. A frame can be added purchaser or by artist according to consultation and quote. These magnificent Cattleya orchids were part of my home collection for a while, but as I’m no green thumb, they quit this mortal coil. So glad I painted them, as now I have them forever — or until someone else decides to make a home for this artwork! USD 3750. Prints are available (see Products page for link to my Fine Art America page).

Scarlet Banksias and Kangaroo Paws

Oils on sturdy polyester-cotton canvas, 24” x 24” (61 cm x 61 cm). The banksia is one of the most unusual native plants in Australia, and the Scarlet Banksia is one of my favourites. It just looks artistic, with its red and mauve stripes and spiky leaves. Here, I have paired it with the flowing, less rigid shapes of an elegant kangaroo paw. Currently available at The Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, Australia. Also available in prints (see Products page for link to Fine Art America.)

Persimmons and Mandarins

Oils on canvas board, 16” x 12”. The vibrancy of orange inspired this artwork (plus, these fruits are delicious!). It is a composition in abstract areas and geometric shapes, with generously applied brushstrokes. It symbolizes the richness and abundance of produce of the land and of the warmth of the domestic arena.

Tulipomania 5: Ablaze

Watercolour on Arches paper, 55cm x 75 cm. Requires framing. This painting was inspired by the flame-like petals of a bunch of tulips.

Water Lilies 17: Reflection

Watercolours and pastels on Arches paper, 11” x 14”. Unframed. A beautiful ‘Sunfire’ water lily is reflected in the waters of a lily pool.

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