Monthly Archives: October 2008

Number 2 Completed


I’ve just finished the second in a series of “Bread” drawings for my exhibition next March. I have enclosed a snippet. During the week I have also worked on a larger piece which is now for sale on Redbubble: I … Continue reading

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When is a drawing “finished”?


One of the hardest tasks an artist can face is knowing when their work is finished or resolved and is ready for display. Taking photos of your work as it progresses provides the best opportunity to stop and review one’s … Continue reading

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Work In Progress


Today I have been working on a drawing that I commenced on Monday. I have enclosed a photo as a “work in progress” following ┬áthe ┬áblocking in of the main colours. Next will come the detail and I hope to … Continue reading

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Marketing


It is a big challenge for an artist to create and market their own work. Exhibitions, galleries and word-of-mouth are all good avenues for sales, but one needs to put a lot of time into this. Today I didn’t draw … Continue reading

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A New Week


Monday has dawned and I’m keen to start a new drawing. I have two drawings “under construction” at the moment and it doesn’t concern me that I want to start a third. I like to have several pieces “on the … Continue reading

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Visual Diaries


My current visual diary contains lists of ideas that I have recorded under particular themes that I am interested in. Besides my “bread” theme, I have lists related to famous works of art, fishing lures, logs, rocks, chess and odd … Continue reading

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Research


Today is my birthday and I’m out to both lunch and tea, but I won’t neglect my art! It’s a glorious day here in Launceston and I’ve been outside taking photographs of bread for future subjects for my bread theme. … Continue reading

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