Monthly Archives: November 2009

LATEST ABSTRACT ART CLASS 1.


What a great day was had by all at last Friday’s Art Class! This was the last in a series of 5 workshops I conducted on abstract art. We’d had up to 16 participants, but this workshop only realised 6. … Continue reading

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NEW WORK


My latest drawing is all about mark making. This time it’s a combination of natural and man-made graffiti and features an old door at the farming property at Cheshunt which is partly open. But what does it reveal? You will … Continue reading

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COMMISSION EXPLAINED


This drawing was commissioned to celebrate Andy and Christine‚Äôs 25th wedding anniversary. I was given a lot of freedom with the only stipulations being that it was to be a beach scene and that four shells of significance to the … Continue reading

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ROCK DATA BASE


Today’s collection of images are some of the rocks I mentioned in yesterday’s blog from Hawley Beach. Most of them may look similar, but closer inspection reveals that each image has much to offer the artist. I have now built … Continue reading

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BEACHCOMBING FOR ABSTRACTS


Sometimes when I go in search of ideas for my art, I go with a specific subject matter in mind. On a recent trip to Hawley Beach on Tasmania’s northern coast, I wanted to collect images of rocks and rock … Continue reading

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HUNTER/GATHERER


During September I photographed the church candle at Trinity Uniting Church in Launceston. I took about 70 images and they are now filed on my IMac. Why would I do this, especially when at this point in time, I’m not … Continue reading

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SYMBOLIC LANDSCAPE


My latest drawing, Symbolic Landscape, owes its creation to Irish artist April Jarocka. I love her work and was very impressed with her paintings of rock piles, so much so that I spent some time “playing” with some of my … Continue reading

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