Trained as a technical and science illustrator; a graduate of the Southeast College of Technology and School of Art, Applied Arts faculty. Works across most paint media including oil on canvas and primarily now watercolour. Later career became recognized widely in the Maritime genre with works held in the State Library Pictures Collection, private collections and in published books. Some maritime subjects have been released as limited edition prints and some featured on television. Has an interest in the local history of Sunbury and general Victorian history. His paintings are imaginary depictions and others from life studies.