Monthly Archives: February 2010

ART REVIEW: MUSICAL MOMENTS


Musical Moments by Suzanne Hennessy Most artists work in studios from photographs, their own sketches or their imagination. Some work outdoors “plein-air”, to capture a fleeting glimpse while others capture “the moment” indoors.Suzanne is a great example of the latter. … Continue reading

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WATER IN LINE 2.


Today’s featured images are of scenes of the Liffey River as it winds its way through dense rainforest. You will note that these drawings are full of information through the use of layered lines. What is interesting though is the … Continue reading

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WATER IN LINE 1.


Today’s images feature examples of water in line, using a biro. One of the disadvantages of using this medium is that there is little variation in the thickness of line. To compensate this I lay down many strokes side by … Continue reading

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THE VALUE OF LINE 1.


Artists should never underestimate the value and power of line. This really came home to me on Wednesday when I was putting the finishing touches to Suzanne Hennessy’s exhibition Musical Moments. As you will read in my exhibition review (coming … Continue reading

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LATEST DRAWING UPDATE 2.


Yesterday I completed the hanging of the latest exhibition at Country Club Tasmania in Launceston. The 51 paintings look the part and I’ve completed an exhibition review that will be the text for my opening speech tomorrow night. I will … Continue reading

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MUSICAL MOMENTS


In my role as curator of the Mezzanine Gallery, at Country Club Tasmania, I get to meet a broad range of artists and see their work. It’s nice to hang an exhibition of art that is much different from the … Continue reading

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LATEST DRAWING UPDATE


My latest drawing is slowly starting to take shape. The bottom area will be made up entirely of rocks, most of them being fairly plain so as not to clash with the highly decorative ones already drawn. The drawing is … Continue reading

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