Various Australian Artworks

This art depicts modern day Australian artists with their artistic style set in old days of Australia's pioneering spirit.
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"Empty Pumps" These old service station pumps are dotted around the old towns of Australia. They are proud little sentinels of a bygone slower era in Australia's history. (Watercolour 250 x 180mm)

"Empty Pumps" These old service station pumps are dotted around the old towns of Australia. They are proud little sentinels of a bygone slower era in Australia's history. (Watercolour 250 x

"Half Time - Army in Darwin WW1" - In this work I have tried to capture with old faded colours of the era depicting an Army Australian Rules team having oranges at half time in Darwin during World War 1. These 'down times' were crucial in maintaining the esprit de corps of the troops during the war. Morale had to be kept at a high to maintain a kind of pseudo-discipline of Australia's young soldiers and conducting sporting events at every opportunity had a twofold effect of creating…

I did this artwork in Indian Ink and Watercolour. It is of a team of Army Aussie Rules players at half time eating oranges in 1915 at Darwin.

"Completely Jacked" - Pen and Watercolour work  I did of three of my favourites in relaxed and upright positions.  he he.

"Completely Jacked" - Pen and Watercolour work I did of three of my favourites in relaxed and upright positions. he he.

"The Cricket Match" - Pen and watercolour (594 x 420mm). This image I really enjoyed doing as it showed kids playing in a back alley in the depression years in Sydney. No matter how hard it got, there was always cricket.

"The Cricket Match" - Pen and watercolour x This image I really enjoyed doing as it showed kids playing in a back alley in the depression years in Sydney. No matter how hard it got, there was always cricket.

"Beached for Good" - 400x300mm Pen and Wash artwork by Kevin Rogers.

"Beached for Good" - Pen and Wash artwork by Kevin Rogers.

Surfing in the 60s. Pen and Wash artwork showing two young surfies trying to unhitch their old "Surfmobile". Framed: $1450

Surfing in the 60s. Pen and Wash artwork showing two young surfies trying to unhitch their old "Surfmobile". Framed: $1450

"The Accident"- This artwork took me 87 hours to complete and is 500 x 350mm in size. What I liked about the original black and white photo from the 1940s was the amount of people standing around watching a man shovel dirt back into a truck. In today's world it would not even warrant a drive by iPhoto...it is amazing how times and what is important has changed....hmmm, where are we all heading I wonder.

"The Accident"- This artwork took me 87 hours to complete and is 500 x 350mm in size. What I liked about the original black and white photo from the 1940s was the amount of people standing around watching a man shovel dirt back into a truck. In today's world it would not even warrant a drive by iPhoto...it is amazing how times and what is important has changed....hmmm, where are we all heading I wonder.

"The Wrecks" - A pen and wash artwork I completed after about 40 hours work. I love these old wrecks and I apologise for not knowing who the photographer was, but when I find out I will give him/her credit. (500 x 355mm on Archers Acid Free Hot Press Paper) Artwork is for sale.

"The Wrecks" - A pen and wash artwork I completed after about 40 hours work. I love these old wrecks and I apologise for not knowing who the photographer was, but when I find out I will give him/her credit. (500 x 355mm on Archers Acid Free Hot Press Paper) Artwork is for sale.

Today's project was recreating the freshness of a newly employed PMG Telegram Boy completed in Pen and Watercolour. 420 x 300mm.

"The Telegram Boy" - Australia Post or the PMG as it was known then, employed young fit lads to deliver telegrams. This original artwork was sold to a private collector. Pen and watercolour.

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