I paint mostly using acrylic paint on canvas. I paint what I like to have in my own environment: colour, light, magic, stillness.

Please contact me if you are interested in a painting in this gallery, or a commission.
more informationBeautiful, relaxing impressions on canvas.
I have illustrated a number of books, websites, posters, promotional items... you imagine it, and I can create it.

I also do logos and corporate design.

Please contact me for more information or a quote.
more informationCharming, lively illustrations to your specifications.
No project is too large or too small. Because I work from my home outside New Pylmouth, I am available for any sized project, and can work to your deadlines.

Feel free to contact me to discuss your requirements.
more informationNo project too large or too small - from set design to graphic design

About Me

Sunset has been living in Taranaki, New Zealand for 18 years. His home in the bush is an important part of his inspiration. Tuis feed in the flax bushes. Mist swirls around the house, obscuring the view of sea and city below.

As well as painting Sunset illustrates children's books, paints theatre sets, draws portraits and occasionally dabbles in cartooning.

How I Work

Sunset's inspiration comes from small things that hold a sense of wonder. There is some special quality about his paintings that is tranquil and meditative.

Sunset explores intimate landscapes using his visual memory as source; which lends a touch of the surreal. Part photo-realism, part nature, part fantasy - Sunset's paintings are evocative and emotive.

He paints what he likes to have in his own environment, colour, light, magic, stillness.

Beyond New Zealand, his art has gone to England, Australia, South Africa and New York.

Contact Me

P.O.Box 4201
New Plymouth

06 753 0155