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Saturday, October 8, 2011

Rhodochrosite, Zinc Corp Mine, Broken Hill...

Rhodochrosite, Zinc Corp Mine, Broken Hill
This one painted as a request. It is a superb specimen of rhodochrosite and sturtite from the Zinc Corp Mine, Broken Hill.

Watercolour on black paper.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Cuprite, Red Dome, Queensland...



This one painted as a request. It is a superb specimen of cuprite from the Red Dome Copper Mine in Queensland.

Watercolour on black paper.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Rhodonite, Broken Hill...

This one painted as a request. It is a superb specimen of rhodonite and spessartine garnet on galena from the North mine at Broken Hill.

Watercolour on black paper.

The original painting has already found a new home. 

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Pyrosmalite-(Mn), Broken Hill...

This one painted as a request. It is a superb specimen of pyrosmalite-(Mn) from the Zinc Corporation mine at Broken Hill.

Watercolour on black paper.

The original painting has already found a new home. 

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Black Mineral on Black Paper...

I chose a challenging one this time. A black mineral and a colourless mineral on black paper. This is a huebnerite and quartz specimen from Mundo Nuevo, Peru. Watercolour on black paper.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Chinese Quartz...

Quartz with goethite and hematite, Jinlong, Guangdong Province, China. Watercolour on black paper.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Wutong Emperor...

The Wutong Emperor is a very large rhodochrosite that was displayed at the 2011 Tucson Show. It was extracted from the Wutong mine in China, and loaned by the Chinese Government for display. The actual specimen is about a metre tall!

Friday, July 29, 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Fluorite, Elmwood...

This is the second piece I have created using Sketchbook Pro on my iPad.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Malachite Psuedomorph, Tsumeb...

This is a watercolour painting on dark paper of a very nice malachite pseudomorph after azurite from the famous Tsumeb deposit, Namibia.

The original painting has already found a new home.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Elbaite, California

The second of my commissions from my 2011 Tucson trip, an elbaite from the Himalaya Mine, California. The crystal is about 14cm long.

The second image was scanned in on my Canon printer/scanner.

The original painting has gone to it's new home.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Amethyst, Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia

The first of my commissions from my 2011 Tucson trip, an amethyst sceptre crystal from the Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg, Erongo, Namibia.The original crystal is about 160mm. Watercolour.

The original painting has gone to it's new home.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Stibnite, Hunan Province, China

Commission work...

Watercolour painting of a group of stibnite crystals, Hunan Province, China...

The original painting has gone to it's new home.

Friday, January 7, 2011

Elbaite, California

An exceptional specimen of Rob Lavinsky's...

Watercolour - Elbaite, Tourmaline Queen Mine, California. Rob Lavinsky specimen, painted with permission.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Chabazite, New Zealand...



My first painting for 2011...
Watercolour painting of a twinned chabazite from the Otago Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand.