Sydney 2000

100cm x 60cm, oil on board. Phil Carrero Quick commission work by a dear local accountant. In this painting I remember dabbing with powder pigments. I was still cautious and the colors remained light. Soon after I learned you can’t add too much pigment or they will take over adjoining color and darken the lot.…

Chivalry

  60.0Cm X 90.0Cm Oil On Canvas. Phillip Carrero. Bradley’s Head, With The Mast And Fighting Tower Of  WWI HMAS Sydney. Reason for the name, The WWI story goes like this: On 9 November 1914, Sydney was detailed to leave the convoy to investigate reports of an unknown vessel off the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. This…

Good Mates

35Cm X 46Cm. Oil On Canvas. Sydney Ferries “Golden Grove” And “Scarborough”, viewed from the Sydney Opera House. Phillip Carrero.  

Bounty

61Cm X 76Cm. Oil On Canvas. Bounty, replica by Alan Bond of the original mutiny ship. Phillip Carrero. Sailing under the Sydney Harbour Bridge This was a fairly quick effective painting I did. Reason was purely because I hadn’t done many with the famous “coat hanger” in it. So, I priced it very low, for…

A Bit Of Help

  46Cm X 61Cm. Oil On Canvas. “Our Svanen”. Mending the jibs at Port Jackson , coming through the heads with Balmoral Beach in the background. Phillip Carrero.

Our Svanen (Our Swan)

16″ x 32″ (40cm x 80cm). Oil on canvas, Phil Carrero. Built in 1922 in Denmark of Danish oak frames, Svanen traded as a grain carrier between Denmark and Greenland for the Tuborg Beer Company until 1969. She was purchased in then as a private vessel and extensively refitted to make extensive ocean voyages, including…