Be like the bird

“Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings” – Victor Hugo Drawing of a juvenile Caspian Tern from Penguin Island, Australia


“In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth” – Mahatma Gandhi. Painting of Lighthouse in Crete, Greece

Looking at the ocean

This acrylic painting represents the attraction to the ocean through the naïve look of a seabird. The bird, situated almost in the centre of the painting, draws you into the beach, making you wonder what he sees or even think. You can almost feel the blinding light in your eyes and the heat coming off…