Monthly Archives: January 2010

TIME TRAVELLER


During the middle of my clean-out session in my studio I came across three examples of my work from the 1980s. Top: An oil painting of a view from the Lake Highway, south of Deloraine. Middle: An oil pastel drawing … Continue reading

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THE BIG CLEAN OUT


Where has all my artwork gone? Well, it hasn’t actually gone, it’s now in the garage ready for sorting. Yesterday morning I vacuumed and removed some cobwebs. Next week I shall commence sorting and no doubt a lot of what … Continue reading

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MY FAVOURITE ABSTRACT


In 1993 I produced a series of abstract coloured pencil drawings on smooth, heavy paper. I ‘found’ this one during my studio clean-out. It’s framed and in good condition and I’ll hang it somewhere as it was my favourite of … Continue reading

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ART TROPHIES


The big studio clean-out has begun! I noticed these two trophies on top of a wardrobe that I had won in the 1990s. Trophies for art awards are not that common, but they are to be valued. The top image … Continue reading

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TINNIES


My latest drawing Liar, liar, liar has continued to grow in detail. This has become more complicated than I thought it would be. There’s still much to add both obviously and subtly. Drawings such as these are not fully resolved … Continue reading

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SYMBOLISM


I have started to clean out my studio and yesterday I found a symbolic landscape drawing that I had filed away in my rack at some stage over a year ago. I am now ready to complete this drawing and … Continue reading

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THE HUNTER


Artists find inspiration in all manner of places and situations. For me, it usually requires a visit to a location to gather ideas. I do this by taking a lot of photos and collecting objects where possible. I rarely visit … Continue reading

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