DOGS

"After a number of years painting the nostalgic Kodachrome/slide based images, I just wanted to paint the joyful subject of dogs, and use bigger brushes again.

 

"The series started with big brushes on canvas. But I soon moved back to 000 brushes when I decided to paint on maple boards, using the boards as part of the work. All my paintings had been based on photos that were in focus with sharp edges, until I painted greyhound Skylar, from photos with a shallow depth of field. These paintings reawakened my interest in the expressions of form and colour transitions in blurred images."

Basil Oil on maple 25.5x20cm, 2018

Upside down Gracie Oil on maple 25.5x20cm, 2018

Party Pups Oil on maple 20x20cm, 2018

Gone Fishing, caught a Ruby! Oil on maple 28x35.5cm, 2017

Don't worry Paddy, I'll protect us Oil on maple 35.5x28cm, 2017

Rosie & Paddy, chasey #1 Oil on maple 15.5 x 15.5 cm, 2017

Rosie & Paddy, chasey #3 Oil on maple 15.5 x 15.5 cm, 2017

Sally & Jeff, play with me #4 Oil on maple, framed 12.5 x 18 cm, 2017

Sally & Jeff, play with me#5 Oil on maple, framed 12.5 x 18 cm, 2017

Noah & Sally Oil on canvas 91x91cm, 2017

Neighbours Oil on canvas, Diptych, 40x40cm canvas, 2017

Snug as a bug Oil on maple, framed 30.5x30.5cm, 2017

Eileen, Mark & Benji Oil on maple 25.5x20cm, 2017

Can't we stay at the beach? Oil on maple 25.5 x 20cm, 2017

Funny looking big dog Oil on maple Diptych, each panel 28x35.5cm, 2017

Rosie & Paddy, chasey #2 Oil on maple 15.5 x 15.5 cm, 2017

Half Man Half Jeff Oil on maple 15.5x15.5cm, 2017

Who wants a bickie? Oil on canvas, Diptych 50x50 cm each canvas, 2017

Skylar Oil on maple, framed 20x20 cm, 2017

Stripey Skylar, framed Oil on maple 30.5x30.5cm, 2017

I hear she does great antipasto Oil on maple 15.5x15.5cm, 2017

Ruddy-Per-Tuddy Oil on maple, framed 30.5x30.5cm, 2017

Walkies with Paddy Oil on maple 25.5x20cm, 2017

Tippy is it safe to look now? Oil on maple, framed 15.5x15.5cm, 2017

Rosie on pedestal Oil on maple, framed 20x20cm, 2017

Pepper on pedestal Oil on maple, framed 20x20cm, 2017

Sally & Jeff, Play with me #1 Oil on maple, framed 12.5 x 18 cm, 2017

Sally & Jeff, play with me #2 Oil on maple, framed 12.5 x 18 cm 2017

Sally & Jeff, play with me #3 Oil on maple, framed 12.5 x 18 cm, 2017

Three's a party - #1 Oil on maple 15.5 x 15.5 cm, 2017

Three's a party - #2 Oil on maple 15.5 x 15.5 cm, 2017

Three's a party - #3 Oil on maple 15.5 x 15.5 cm, 2017

Hello Baily Oil on canvas 50x50cm, 2016