Riverfront Gallery, Denmark

I was pleased, this week, to be invited to hang my work at Riverfront Gallery in Denmark, Western Australia. As the name suggests, the gallery is located right across the road from the magnificent Denmark River. The gallery space has been expanded in recent years and...

Vintage Walter T. Foster books

In November last year, I wrote about my first-ever visit to the local auction house. It was a serendipitous visit, as I explained back then, which resulted in me owning the much-coveted, but long-out-of-print “Richard Schmid Paints Landscapes” book. I also...

As an aside…

For years my wife, Janet, expressed her interest in “dome clocks”. We looked around from time to time but never saw any for sale in the places where we expected to find them. Then, a few months ago, I saw one at the local auction house. It was a genuine...

Retrospective

For much of the last week or so I’ve been sorting out my garage. The time had almost come where hard hats and climbing gear were recommended attire for anyone who dared enter. During the clear-out, I discovered a couple of boxes of illustration board that had...