I painted this from a study. It is a creek on a farm that borders the Ruahines
I endeavoured to describe the way ferns soften and brighten our New Zealand bush.
I wanted to describe the damp mist and ferns we so often see early morning in the bush.
An iconic gestural painting. Bright and descriptive.
Painted plein air with studio completion.
River view and shadows looking towards Ruahine Street in the distance.
Iconic representation of the light in the Manawatu Gorge.
Capturing the sculptural forms and patterns in the sand.
Descriptive of the trees and late afternoon.
Painting the way the river sculptures the papa cliffs and the colours of Rangitikei.
Off the track, enjoying the streams and native bush.
The last of the sun bathing the cliffs at the end of the day.
Capturing the beautiful colours on the river and cliffs.
Looking up river on the Linton Track with Ahimate Reserve in the foreground.
Plein Air painting. Pohangina Valley. A perfectly still peaceful day, great forwatercolouring.