No Bones About It

No Bones About It


Thematic drawing based on animal and human skeletons
Pyrography on distressed plywood frame

Where the Buffaloes Roam

Where the Buffaloes Roam



Semi-abstract stencil landscape diptych
Acrylic on gessoed canvases

Against the Wall

Against the Wall


Semi-abstract landscape based on the Redcliffe War Memorial
Mixed media on gessoed plywood

Old Man of the North

Old Man of the North


Portrait of a Canadian lynx
Coloured pencils on cartridge paper

Pretty Ugly

Pretty Ugly


Semi-abstract portrait in Yi Chen`s style
Acrylic of gessoed plywood

Broken Up

Broken Up


Abstract painting of bones and skulls
Acrylic on gessoed plywood

Snake Eyes

Snake Eyes


Still-life composition
Conté crayons on inked Kraft paper

A Brush with Greatness

A Brush with Greatness


Still-life composition of Chinese paintbrushes
Coloured pencils on cartridge paper

Pictish Harp

Pictish Harp

 


Prototype Pictish harp, based from photo of the Dupplin Harper from Scotland.
Neck, pillar and front of the soundbox is bunya pine, back of soundbox is camphor laurel, inlays and pin spine is jarrah.
66cm high X 44cm length X 15cm wide
19 strings, tuned from A3 (below middle C) to E6

Sunbather

Sunbather


Basking water dragon at Roma street parklands.
Acrylic on gessoed plywood panel

Camp For Laurel

Camp For Laurel


Camphor laurel tree at Roma street parklands.
Acrylic on gessoed plywood panel

Eye Phone

Eye Phone


Appropriated painting of Magritte's "Son of Man". Another one of our school projects.
This is my tribute to the late Steve Jobs.
Acrylic on canvas

The Secret Forest

The Secret Forest


Final self-image project. From left to right; willow, maple and oak trunks.
Plywood construct and acrylic paints

Me, me, me...

Me, me, me...


Self-portrait sketches.
Left drawing is Shin-Han Twin Touch markers on Letraset paper,
right drawing is 2B graphite pencil on plain paper

Bottoms up!

Bottoms up!


Quick sketch of my pewter tankard mug.
2B graphite pencil on plain paper

Good Times

Good Times


Reverse drawing still life study.
Charcoal on plain paper

Beauty Lost

Beauty Lost


Study of a decaying rose.
Derwent watercolour pencils on heavy paper

Ilves

Ilves


Ten string Finnish kantele. Thank you for the blueprints, Michael. :)
Solid camphor laurel body with New Guinea rosewood ponsi  and Queensland maple soundboard

The Lyre of Rohan

The Lyre of Rohan


Prototype Anglo-Saxon lyre.
New Guinea rosewood body with front veneer of spotted gum and Australian red cedar.

Chui

Chui


African kalimba.
Pyroetched camphor laurel with leaf rake tines

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