Coloured Pencil

Cerussite, Magnet Mine, Tasmania WIP

The Magnet Mine near Waratah, Tasmania, is well-known for its yellow, so-called “Chrome” cerussite. In fact, it is the Type Locality for “Chrome Cerussite”, the first place that it was ever described from. This is a coloured pencil artwork that is a work in progress. I have been enjoying a...

Wulfenite, Whim Creek, Western Australia

Available for $150.00 postage included. This wulfenite specimen is from Whim Creek in Western Australia. It is rendered in coloured pencil on A4 paper. Available for sale on my Kofi site.

Hyalite Opal, Oamaru, New Zealand

Gone to a new home. Quite a tricky one to paint. This is a hyalite opal specimen from Oamaru, North Otago, in the South Island of New Zealand. The width of view of the specimen is 5mm. Watercolour and coloured pencil on A5 paper.

Bakari, a Male Lion, ZooDoo, Tasmania

Commission Work. Bakari is a male lion that lives at ZooDoo, a wildlife park in southeastern Tasmania. He was used as the subject for a commission painting. Watercolour and coloured pencil on A3 paper. Image is a closeup, about a third of the final work.

Fluorite, Hunan, China

Not currently for sale. An aesthetic purple fluorite from Hunan, China. Interesting surface features on the face of this cube. Coloured pencil on black card.

Azurite and Malachite, Tsumeb, Namibia

Available for $200 plus postage. Many of the best azurites in the world come from the famous Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Some are partially or completely altered to green malachite. This one is unusual in that it shows the radial nature of the malachite, not normally seen in pseudomorphs. Coloured pencil...

Uvite Tourmaline, Brazil

Available for $200 plus postage. A gemmy red uvite tourmaline from Brazil rendered with coloured pencils on grey A5 paper.

Iridescent Pyrite, Todd’s Quarry, New Zealand

Found a home already. This is an illustration of iridescent pyrite from Todd’s Quarry, Arapohue, Northland Region, New Zealand. This location is well-known for pyrite that grows preferentially in one direction, resulting in long crystals rather than the standard cubic habit. Sometimes these crystals abruptly change direction at right angles...