Australian Flora and Fauna Artwork

Stone the Crows

Oil on cradled board

120cm x 90cm x 5cm

The devastating bush fires of January 2020 bought back memories of a wonderful break we enjoyed in the north eastern highlands of Victoria many years ago. 

We enjoyed a driving holiday around the area; the vistas were beautiful and majestic and everything was lush and green, it was such a wonderful part of Australia.

Using bits of memory and photos taken whilst exploring in the area, I settled on a scene of this stunning tree with an awe-inspiring vista of rolling hills beyond. I particularly remember loud raucous crows making themselves heard whilst we were enjoying the view.

I feel this painting encapsulates our memory of the day we stopped for a break to admire this beautiful tree.  I also hope that this particular tree has survived the horrific bush fires.

Stone the Crows

To the Sea

Oil on cradled board

120cm x 90cm x 5cm

I live on the coast and am besotted with the majesty and beauty of the ocean.

White sand and sparkling blue water on a sunny day is my idea of heaven.

I have painted a quiet and glorious place where a lazy creek flows into the sea.

Not a soul in sight, just nature in all its glory.


The opportunity to view humpback whales as they migrate north and south each year is a very special one –people who have experienced it have described as “life changing”.

It’s truly incredible that one of the largest of mammals in our oceans is so graceful and gentle – they are just so trusting of human beings. They seem as intrigued by us as we are of them and view us, with as much interest as we view them.


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