There is only a small sliver of sand to be seen.
This little painting is already with a collector, but I hope to tackle this subject again, perhaps on a larger scale.
Whale Beach has never been an easy place to go for a surf.
First of all, you have to do actually get there, and if the traffic on Barrenjoey Road doesn’t kill you, then out-of-control sports cars and motorbikes on the Bilgola Bends most certainly will.
Then there are the locals: Continue reading Whale Beach
A nice little story about another happy customer…
A few months ago on LinkedIn, I stumbled upon the page of someone who had bought one of my paintings at an exhibition on the Gold Coast in the late ’90s. For the sake of customer confidentiality Continue reading The Corner of the Sea
Cars and vans jostle for space in Byron Bay’s Main Beach carpark. The drivers are not really keen to actually park the car and take a proper look, with many of them stopping at the “No Stopping” sign. At times the traffic can bank up right back to the main roundabout in town.
“Seagulls, Currumbin”, oil on canvas, 61 x 75 cm, year 2000
Mankind has not trodden lightly on the Gold Coast, but peaceful moments are still there to be found… Burleigh headland, Surfers Paradise high-rises, Elephant Rock, Currumbin sandbars, the old dredge, and of course, the seagulls… maybe not so peaceful, after all…
Could this be the future? Motorized vehicles banned, the “carpark” full of bicycles, and crisp clean waves everywhere.
This headland in southern Australia boasts a number of quality breaks, and the back beach gets a good shorebreak for skimboard riders at high tide.
Emerald waves curl round a southern sandbar as a lone horseman descends a rough track to a lonely, isolated beach, haunted by the memories of some who came to visit, and never returned home.