Still Life Series

This is Not a Penguin

Winter 2018. Oil on Board (framed). 43 x 53cm


René Magritte’s 1929 painting The Treachery of Images (“Ceci n’est pas une pipe”).

The treachery of transformation in story tales and myths.

The treachery of Still Life as story tale.

Peacock Dawn

Oil on Canvas. 50 x 60cm


Cauda pavonis

Sword Of Wisdom: MacGregor Mathers and the Golden Dawn by Ithell Colquhoun (1975).
I would rather expect such entities to manifest themselves in some abstract geometric shape….or perhaps in forms resembling crystals or the basic cellular structures of organic life.

An earlier version of this painting was used on the cover of Patastrophe 7.

Yearning for Spring

Winter 2019/ 2020.
Oil on Board (framed). 47 x 57cm

A foreboding of the wintry spring to come