Monthly Archives: August 2010

MOOD SWINGS: JENNY SAYER


Over the next few days I will be reviewing one painting from each of the three artists who are currently on show at the Mezzanine Gallery, Country Club Tasmania, in Launceston. Today’s featured painting is by Jenny Sayer. Wake, is … Continue reading

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THE TREE


At last I have completed one of two ‘possible’ entries for the Glover Prize 2011. I say ‘possible’ because I’m not sure if I will enter 1 or 2 drawings. I shall wait awhile and give it some thought. On … Continue reading

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MOOD SWINGS


Last night I opened the latest exhibition at Country Club Tasmania in Launceston. Mood Swings features the work of local artists Pauline Winwood, Louise Skabo & Jenny Sayer. Pauline: I see something and I have to paint it. I paint … Continue reading

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MORE BREAD


Another idea using bread has ‘evolved’. A loaf of bread (top) is seen as a landscape object (below). I’m not sure if I will develop this idea further into a coloured pencil drawing, but it’s all part of the research … Continue reading

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BREAD IS BACK!


I’ve been undertaking some more research on my Bread theme lately and at some stage I plan to create some more drawings that explore this theme further. I am fortunate to have the sponsorship of a local bakery, and I … Continue reading

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AN ABSTRACT WITHIN AN ABSTRACT


I currently have two abstract drawings ‘on the go’. I am alternating them between my drawing table and my easel. There are times when I like to stand up and draw and there are times when sitting down is more … Continue reading

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LATEST ABSTRACT UPDATE


I have a last completed adding the required amount of coloured pencil for my latest abstract drawing. Now for the fine detail. I have a busy week ahead as today I am organising the hanging of the next exhibition to … Continue reading

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WHY JOIN AN ART GROUP?


Members of the Launceston Art Society at a workshop I conducted earlier in the year. Being an artist can be a lonely existence. One usually works in isolation and the only feedback you get about your work is when you … Continue reading

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EXPLORING ABSTRACTION


I have commenced another abstract in my ‘Salamanca Series’, but without the ‘red line’ that has been the focus of attention in the first three drawings. This drawing has a number of ‘landscape’ elements. The usual red line has been … Continue reading

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LUNCHTIME IN TASMANIA


Tasmanian Take-Away Coloursoft Pencils on Pastel Board    80 x 40 cm Yesterday I visited John, my framer and gave him today’s featured drawing to frame. This will be one of two entries that I am submitting to a major … Continue reading

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