Cicada Shell

The drawing of the cicada shell is finished. I guess the style is a natural growth from the stippling and the textured surfaces I have been making when I do paintings. It covers most of an A3 page and the ink is pigmented Art Spectrum. I do not know if that stuff is still available. […]

Easter Saturday

In the morning I went up to the pharmacist to get some heart medications. This afternoon I noticed that one of the diabetes medications had run out as well. there is always something to run out of on public holidays. The day was spent reading Stephen King’s CELL and bringing a drawing up to the […]

Rough Trip….

This image was created back in about 1996 and was an early attempt at large acrylic works with eroded surfaces. This particular work is based on an image by Picasso. (The Acrobat) but the shape is actually¬† Chinese Cloud calligraphy for female. Although the image is simple and naive it was intended to be an […]

Habitat destruction disaster

Firstly, too much time was spent riding about taking photos of the dunes near Weemala St. In a lot of pain. The neck in particular is becoming a worry as it takes over from the damaged hips and legs in the regularity with which it presents as a major pain center. I am very worried […]


It’s been an extraordinary couple of weeks with several calendars online and the first work on show in Red Bubble. I am paying for all the effort with a massive dose of scatteredness and big chunks of absent-mindedness and depression. Bad enough to be scary. One card has been ordered from the stuff on Red […]

A Private Hell

What a disaster! Some people say that we are in hell as we pass through this life. I have some times agreed and other times¬† resisted because I do not think that suffering is hellish in the sense Christians and other religions speak of it. I am most definitely (in another sense of the word) […]