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Paintings

A selection of paintings by Daniel Reeve, including watercolours, oils and acrylics.

Wellington Railway Station painting by Daniel Reeve

"Wellington Railway Station", watercolour painting (2013)


"Gullfight"

These gulls were having a furious, raucous fight over whatever gulls fight about - food, probably. Lyall Bay, Wellington.

Gullfight, painting by Daniel Reeve



"Hesperus", a calligraphy artwork made with the text of the poem "The Wreck of the Hesperus" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Hesperus, calligraphy artwork by Daniel Reeve



"Hobbiton Across The Water" - watercolour.

Hobbiton Across The Water, painting by Daniel Reeve



"The Hobbiton Mill" - watercolour.

Both this painting and the one above it show parts of the film set as built for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. This beautiful film set still exists now as a tourist attraction near Matamata, New Zealand.

Both paintings hang in the Green Dragon pub, also part of the films, and also at this location.

Hobbiton Mill, painting by Daniel Reeve



Government House, painting by Daniel Reeve

Government House, Wellington.

This was a demonstration painting for Watercolour New Zealand's monthly painting group.



James K Baxter, portrait by Daniel Reeve

A portrait of famous NZ poet James K Baxter. Detail shown at right.

James K Baxter, detail



How To Decorate Your Hobbit Hole, painting by Daniel Reeve

"How To Decorate Your Hobbit Hole", a demonstration painting using a limited palette of 3 colours.



Horses, painting by Daniel Reeve



Humber 80, painting by Daniel Reeve



Mt Taranaki, painting by Daniel Reeve



Wellington, painting by Daniel Reeve



Tarquin, fishing boat at work, painting by Daniel Reeve



Church at Russell, painting by Daniel Reeve

Bay of Islands, painting by Daniel Reeve



Miramar Wharf, painting by Daniel Reeve

Limited palette demonstration, painting by Daniel Reeve



Taniwha, painting by Daniel Reeve



Marina, painting by Daniel Reeve

Blue Boat, painting by Daniel Reeve



North Mavora Lake, painting by Daniel Reeve

Chief, painting by Daniel Reeve



Bad Weather, painting by Daniel Reeve



Southerly, painting by Daniel Reeve



Spectrum, painting by Daniel Reeve



Arrowtown House, painting by Daniel Reeve

Messing About With Boats, painting by Daniel Reeve



This Space Intentionally Left Blank, painting by Daniel Reeve



Mana Island, painting by Daniel Reeve



Chaffers Marina (Wellington), painting by Daniel Reeve



Onions and Knife, painting by Daniel Reeve

Boatshed (Wellington), painting by Daniel Reeve



Alice in wonderland, painting by Daniel Reeve

The Spirit Of Waitangi: Carving The Road To Our Future Together, painting by Daniel Reeve

Stumped, painting by Daniel Reeve

The Heron, painting by Daniel Reeve



Wairarapa in January, painting by Daniel Reeve

The Barber Shop, Wellington, painting by Daniel Reeve



Fantail, painting by Daniel Reeve    

    Fantail, painting by Daniel Reeve



House in Poland, painting by Daniel Reeve

Pansies, painting by Daniel Reeve

Heavy Air #2, painting by Daniel Reeve

Magnolia, painting by Daniel Reeve

Ketch, painting by Daniel Reeve

Irises, painting by Daniel Reeve

Three of the four acrylics shown below are painted with a palette knife: the Liquidambar leaves, the Tuatara (a lizard-like relative of the dinosaurs found only in New Zealand) and the Weta (a very large and fearsome-looking nocturnal cricket, also indigenous).  The painting of the Weta hangs in New Zealand's Parliament.

Liquidambar, painting by Daniel Reeve

Tuatara, painting by Daniel Reeve

Weta, painting by Daniel Reeve

Water, painting by Daniel Reeve

More illustrative artwork can be seen on the Illustration and The Lord of the Rings Illustrations pages.