Monthly Archives: February 2009

Abstract Art Class


                          Yesterday I conducted a very successful art class in the beautiful country town of Evandale in Northern Tasmania. The aim of this class was to promote abstract … Continue reading

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Abstracts in the Home 6.


I’ve just returned from a day’s teaching an adult art class. This is the third class I have held on abstract art and I will post some of the results in the days ahead. I thoroughly enjoyed the day and … Continue reading

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Abstracts in the Home 5.


Today we are in a hallway and today’s featured painting with its three, three dimensional shapes works beautifully with the wooden chest below and the surrounding timber features. This is one of those abstracts which falls into the “semi-abstract” category … Continue reading

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Abstracts in the Home 4.


            I thought today I’d feature an abstract from a bedroom. The two panels are not large large and therefore, aren’t over-powering. I love the close-up study Chelsea has included. Both panels need each other. … Continue reading

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Tracing: what’s your view?


Today’s photo is of a coloured pencil drawing I did of shadows on a piece of bark, from Lake St. Clair, Tasmania. In all my years at Art School in Hobart, I can’t remember any reference to tracing in our … Continue reading

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Abstracts in the Home 3.


Today’s image is an abstract painting that can be found inside the front door of Chelsea’s house. I’m assuming that fact because of what looks like a front door, not having been to Chelsea’s place. What do you think? I … Continue reading

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Abstracts in the Home 2.


Chelsea from Hobart, Tasmania has sent me some photos of abstract paintings that are an integral part of her house’s decor. I shall share some with you over the coming week. It is important to realise that an abstract painting … Continue reading

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