Saturday, January 30, 2010

Montbretia Blossom

Montbretia Blossom
Oil on linen on card
58x89mm
$100

"montbretia. Crocosmia X crocosmiiflora. Family. Iridaceae. Origin. Africa.  A plant with broad, stiff, grass-like leaves growing from perennial corms, with attractive orange-red flowers in summer. It often forms large colonies along roadsides and streams."



Treatment methods

Dig out very small sites. Dispose of the corms.

Spray: glyphosate 10ml/L + Escort 4g/10L water + penetrant at full leaf stage.

Weed wiper: Escort 1g + glyphosate 100ml + penetrant 20ml/L water at full leaf stage.

Follow up six-monthly.

Scrabble X

Scrabble X
Oil on linen on card
55x59mm
$100
sold

X marks the spot.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Sassy Red


Sassy Red
Oil on gessoed board
210x240mm

I started this one several days ago, but wasn't satisfied with it until I reworked it yesterday.  I wont offer it for sale here just yet.  I'm having an exhibition later in the year in a real bricks and mortar gallery.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Fly


Fly
Oil on linen on MDF

$100
sold

Surprisingly, this fly actually posed in one spot long enough for me to finish painting it. Then it rubbed it's back legs together and flew away.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Cherry Atop Beer Bottle


Cherry Atop Beer Bottle
120x80mm
Oil on linen on MDF
$130
sold

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Cherry on Golden Lake

Cherry on Golden Lake
Oil on linen on MDF
55x80mm
$120
sold

Golden Lake is the name of the colour I used for the background.  I just liked the sound of it.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Friday, January 15, 2010

Summer Grass - Puniho


Summer Grass - Puniho
Oil on linen on MDF
98x83mm
$100
sold

A miniature vignette from my window.

Yellow Meccano


Yellow Meccano
Oil on linen on MDF
145x100mm

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

A Little Bit of Chilli

A Little Bit of Chilli
Oil on linen on MDF
80x80mm
Sold

Monday, January 11, 2010

Carpenter's Pencil


Carpenter's Pencil
Oil on linen on MDF
100x158mm
$120
sold