Monthly Archives: September 2012

Ayliffe Art& High Tea at the Teasdales

Over to the Island again, this time to take over artwork from my family for the exhibition which opens tomorrow. I arrive at the ferry early, to load the tiger, the rabbit, the Wild horse, the Leopard, Llewelyn’s glass, Gabriel’s … Continue reading

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To the East, Part 2 ,….Birds, Geranium leaves, chocolate biscuits.

Traveling far to the east, past towns called Galah, Tooleybuk, Goodnight,…ever hoping I might see an Intermediate Heron. As did my friend Robin. Here a fine drawing by Frank Knight. I truly thought I did see one, such a fine … Continue reading

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Over to the Emerald City, part one , Dogs.

Roy the Dog, my Financial Advisor, stays at home to watch over life in my painting room. He is ever hopeful of worthy outcomes. In Sydney, the eternal Emerald city, Pegasus awaits our arrival. Our friends, Robin and James , … Continue reading

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Night time working in my painting room

The Banded Stilts etchings are spreading out around my painting/printing press room. They are being arrayed for finishing, colouring in all the Bits. Every horizontal surface is covered. A view through the etching press wheel. I have got used to … Continue reading

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A Koala at the gate.

This post is in the Artist at Work, which is titled to make me feel like a proper person. Clearly I am not at work but taking photos of this fine fellow. Never mind the proper person bit. And photos … Continue reading

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For those in peril in the sea.

The long Snouted Weedfishes, the toad , cow and harlequin fishes, the spotted shrimps, the Kimber shrimps….all creatures large and small in these seas are still in threat from the giant fishing trawler. The ban legislation seems not to have … Continue reading

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The Sydney Art Expo, Hordern Pavilion,Moore pk,Sydney .Sept 21-23

The Crèche of Stilts and the Toggle of Toadfish in the last stages of Draw. And now all ready to be taken to Sydney for the Art Expo. This etching of The Banded Stilts can be seen, at this exhibition … Continue reading

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