A vision of the Quarry Arts Centre, Whangarei, with domes on the high ledge. Painted in Gisborne October 2013, in acrylics on melamine-coated mdf I found dumped up the hill on reserve land. Photoshopped to make the sofa bigger!

A vision of the Quarry Arts Centre, Whangarei, with domes on the high ledge. Painted in Gisborne October in acrylics on melamine-coated mdf I found dumped up the hill on reserve land. Photoshopped to make the sofa bigger!

Stream with tall trees, Papua in the 60s, by Peter Harris. This painted about 1970, the first memory of Papua that I painted. The tropical scenes inspired me to paint - years after we lived there when I was 9-12.

Stream with tall trees, Papua in the by Peter Harris. This painted about the first memory of Papua that I painted. The tropical scenes inspired me to paint - years after we lived there when I was

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The Station at Dawn. Gisborne July 2015. The first painting I did here, when I first found the old station and the artists' rooms for rent in it. A visionary view of the place. Pond is actually an oval of grass. The Gisborne Vintage Railway Trust still runs steam train excursions from here - currently renovating the engine and getting the line fixed. I am trying to get a bit of yard space here to make my ferrocement sculptures and hobbit cabins...

The Station at Dawn. Gisborne July 2015. The first painting I did here, when I first found the old station and the artists' rooms for rent in it. A visionary view of the place. Pond is actually an oval of grass. The Gisborne Vintage Railway Trust still runs steam train excursions from here - currently renovating the engine and getting the line fixed. I am trying to get a bit of yard space here to make my ferrocement sculptures and hobbit cabins...

A painting inspired by a ?1970 visit to Limestone Island, Whangarei, with its ruined brick limeworks. Oil on canvas board, ?1970

A painting inspired by a visit to Limestone Island, Whangarei, with its ruined brick limeworks. Oil on canvas board,

Imprisoned mind with owl. c. 1989? acetate drypoint

Imprisoned mind with owl.

Early concept drawing of Cafe Eutopia

Early concept drawing of Cafe Eutopia

Village and Church, by Peter Harris. We lived there for three years when I was 9-12

Village and Church, by Peter Harris. We lived there for three years when I was

Arkadia - the image only. Mystic Kaiwaka as the scene of my efforts to manifest Eutopia. The frame (see other pin of framed painting) has lettering which reads: IN ARCADIA, KAIWAKA, THE BATTLE OF EVERMORE RAGES ON THE THRESHOLD OF A DREAM AS THE WHITE DOVE RESTS IN THE SAND AND THE ENDLESS RIVER RISES. THE APPLES OF AEDEN RIPEN & THE WHITE LADY OFFERS THE LOST DIAMOND OF WARO BUT THE DRESSMAKER DEPARTS IN THE CAR OF LOST DREAMS THE BLUE WOLF RUNS FREE & EUTOPIA DRIFTS ON THE TIDE.

Arkadia - the image only. Mystic Kaiwaka as the scene of my efforts to manifest Eutopia. The frame (see other pin of framed painting) has lettering which reads: IN ARCADIA, KAIWAKA, THE BATTLE OF EVERMORE RAGES ON THE THRESHOLD OF A DREAM AS THE WHITE DOVE RESTS IN THE SAND AND THE ENDLESS RIVER RISES. THE APPLES OF AEDEN RIPEN & THE WHITE LADY OFFERS THE LOST DIAMOND OF WARO BUT THE DRESSMAKER DEPARTS IN THE CAR OF LOST DREAMS THE BLUE WOLF RUNS FREE & EUTOPIA DRIFTS ON THE TIDE.

Arkadia - Kaiwaka as the mystic scene of my struggles to manifest some signs of the vision of Eutopia. The caption around the frame reads: IN ARCADIA, KAIWAKA, THE BATTLE OF EVERMORE RAGES ON THE THRESHOLD OF A DREAM AS THE WHITE DOVE RESTS IN THE SAND AND THE ENDLESS RIVER RISES. THE APPLES OF AEDEN RIPEN & THE WHITE LADY OFFERS THE LOST DIAMOND OF WARO BUT THE DRESSMAKER DEPARTS IN THE CAR OF LOST DREAMS THE BLUE WOLF RUNS FREE & EUTOPIA DRIFTS ON THE TIDE.

Arkadia - Kaiwaka as the mystic scene of my struggles to manifest some signs of the vision of Eutopia. The caption around the frame reads: IN ARCADIA, KAIWAKA, THE BATTLE OF EVERMORE RAGES ON THE THRESHOLD OF A DREAM AS THE WHITE DOVE RESTS IN THE SAND AND THE ENDLESS RIVER RISES. THE APPLES OF AEDEN RIPEN & THE WHITE LADY OFFERS THE LOST DIAMOND OF WARO BUT THE DRESSMAKER DEPARTS IN THE CAR OF LOST DREAMS THE BLUE WOLF RUNS FREE & EUTOPIA DRIFTS ON THE TIDE.

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