Monthly Archives: January 2010

VALUE-ADDING THROUGH COLLAGE


My studio clean-up is progressing well and I’m ‘finding’ things each day. I came across a series of 3 collages that was originally a set of 4 (sold one) that were photos of some examples of my hard-edged painting that … Continue reading

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COLOURSOFT DRAWING UPDATE


My latest drawing is starting to take shape. It features several discarded objects in a carpark corner at Constitution Dock in Hobart. The ‘objects’ can also be classified as ‘rubbish’, everyday items that somehow congregate as the result of wind … Continue reading

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LOOKING FOR IDEAS


It’s always a challenge for me coming up with something fresh and new in my art. I don’t like to stick to anything for too long, although there has been exceptions over the past few years. You can’t just sit … Continue reading

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DERWENT COLOURSOFT DRAWING


I haven’t been able to visit Brickendon again (but hope to do so soon) to do some more research for possible drawings. In the meantime I have decided to produce a drawing exclusively in Coloursoft pencils on pastel board. The … Continue reading

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LATEST CP DRAWING


Liar, liar, liar. Coloured pencil on pastel board, 80 x 60 cm. The original subject for this drawing was a camp fire that my eldest stepson Matthew had made while we were fishing at Brushy Lagoon (a popular angling spot … Continue reading

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SKETCHING


Today we celebrate Australia Day. The other day I found two sketches from the 1980s. I say ‘sketches’ rather than drawings because they were ‘quick’ to create. Top: A collection of objects above the high water mark at Greens Beach, … Continue reading

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TASMANIAN LANDSCAPES IN CP


Here are 3 coloured pencil drawings that I came across the other day. Top: Lake Lilla, with Cradle Mountain in the background. I used Polychromos pencils on printmaking paper and its colour can be seen in the creek bed. Middle: … Continue reading

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