Great challenges in a foreign country, but Rigby even found a little advertising agency work to help. Rigby did the English rural “thing” then returned to Sydney.
Fast forward to the 1980s, tropical light and a Fauvist-influenced, (even if overstated) high-chroma palette was completely formed. Surely the light and colour of Queensland had a subconscious influence. Rigby continued overseas travel, visiting Egypt in 1995.