Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Orange Bushbrown Butterfly


Orange Bushbrown, Mycalesis terminus, handmade watercolours on Fabriano paper, 15 x 18 cm, © Matteo Grilli

This small painting came after my visit to tropical north Queensland, a birding trip, although all other wildlife was just as interesting.



Sunday, 15 January 2017

Red-capped Plover


Red-capped Plover, handmade watercolour on Fabriano paper, 19.5 x 25 cm, © Matteo Grilli SOLD


One of my artwork was recently featured on an article written by Jesse Hawley on the Australian Geographic, it is a very interesting read about the Australian White Ibis.


Thursday, 15 December 2016

Double-eyed Fig-parrots on the Daintree River


Double-eyed Fig-parrots, handmade watercolour on Fabriano paper, 24 x 24 cm, © Matteo Grilli

This painting resulted after my trip to tropical north Queensland, the parrots are Double-eyed Fig-parrots, race macleayana and the river is the Daintree. I have composed this artwork putting together a number of photos. The bird on the left is the male, the female is on the right.

This image is available as a greeting card.





Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Red-necked Wallabies Watercolour


Red-necked Wallabies Macropus rufogriseus, handmade watercolours on Fabriano coloured paper, 22 x 24 cm, © Matteo Grilli

This watercolour painting is also available as a greeting card.

Detail

Work in progress

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Ringed Xenica Butterfly, a book and framed works at Coastal Artisans

 Ringed Xenica Geitoneura acantha, walnut ink and handmade watercolours on Fabriano paper, 15 x 15 cm, © Matteo Grilli


 American-Australian writer Geraldine M. North recently published her book Butcher Bird, a collection of short stories from rural Australia. The book is a pleasure to read and features some illustrations of mine. It is available on Amazon 


At Coastal Artisans in Peregian Beach, there are some newly framed works and some Giclee prints of mine among the stunning showcase of other artists and artisans:





Here is a photo of the beautiful beach at Peregian:


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