Douglas is aged 65 and has been sketching since he was a teenager. He recently became passionate about oil colors and the vibrant nature they bring to Australian Beaches and the Outbnack. He has attended a number of courses at the National Art School in Sydney and his mentor is based In Rose Bay. Recently he has sold at the Mosman 2088 Exhibition in Sydney.
He has exhited at the Mosman Art Gallery in 2014 and 2015. He was a finalist at the Hunters Hill Art Prize in 2014,Horsnby Art Prize 2015 and the Mosman Art Society Art Show 2015 - all based in Sydney. He has recently exhibited at the 2015 Camberwell Art Show, 2015 Bayside Art Show, 2015 Hobson Bay Art Show and the Linden Postcard Shoe 2015 - all based in Melbourne.
He can be seen painting on his verandah at 6 Challis Ave Potts Point NSW 2011. His favors Oil Paint on stretched Linen or Canvas.