Category Archives: Paintings and Drawings

Real artwork by Phil and Karly Burns – not the doodles

The Coffee of Great Art

AnElephantCant help wondering how the great Pablo Represents that staple of civilisation the coffee Does his cubist view Show the cream shining through Or is it plain black or flat white or all frothy He shows how the cup sees … Continue reading

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Everything You Can Imagine Is Real

“Pain” by Phil Burns AnElephantCant pretend to understand About art he can’t draw or paint His friend Phil has the talent He is not being gallant He does words so he has no complaint But Phil is off taking the … Continue reading

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Bee-fore the Flood

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A Marriage of Inconvenience

The ice was cracked and spiky The glass was smashed and green The water black and filthy But her hands were soft and clean He was tall and wore a soft felt hat He stood in front of the TV … Continue reading

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The Lovelorn Lepidopterist

  once upon a time I saw a butterfly drifting floating flitting whimsically twinkling through the brightly hued garden of life making me smile brightening my existence alighting for but a moment on each flower in my soul eclipsing the … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Jack the little Giant

  While clearing and organising Phil’s studio and original art work, the Elephant came across this, the original Jack at the Zoo illustration from the first book of the ‘Jack’ trilogy. It is sadly not possible to convey digitally the vibrancy … Continue reading

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Shiloh

So I just present Phil ‘s angle on life and love For you to ponder    

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