Tag: art

Painting the Kangaroo Apple
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Painting the Kangaroo Apple

In early 2008, I exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Botanical Art Exhibition in London. The theme for my display of eight paintings was Australian Bush Foods. Completing so many large paintings had taken me a long two years, working hard to source the specimens and do the work. Finally, all done, I was...

Wood and stone
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Wood and stone

I remember when I found my first artefact. It was in a paddock near a dam on a main road. It was a white stone blade about an inch long. I was amazed at how it had been engineered, with different flakes removed to sit nicely in the fingers. My old peoples’ stone tools were...