Monthly Archives: August 2011

AN ABSTRACT IN THE TROPICS WIP 2.


My latest work, an abstract drawing, is starting to take shape. There are 3 distinct ‘layers’ that I want to relate to each other before this drawing is deemed to be completed. This certainly has been a test of my … Continue reading

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AN ABSTRACT IN THE TROPICS WIP 1.


Even before I went to art school I was fascinated by abstract art. After gaining valuable experience from my tertiary education, I embarked on a series of abstracts in my first ‘serious’ year of painting. But alas, the buying public … Continue reading

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MOUNT GLOVER


Few people have heard of Mt. Glover. It can be found just south of Launceston in Tasmania’s north. It is so large that it can only be seen annually in early March, when it reveals its wonders to over 5,000 … Continue reading

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IS THE INTERNET AN ASSET FOR ARTISTS? 3.


Where the sea meets the land I don’t sell any paintings on the Internet. There are probably many reasons why this is. I’m happy with the standard and presentation of my work as well as my subject matter. I don’t … Continue reading

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IS THE INTERNET AN ASSET FOR ARTISTS? 2.


There is a strong ‘etching – like’ look to this digital work that I quite like. I am interested in a similar work in graphite pencil. There are wonderful examples of art on the Internet, but there are also examples … Continue reading

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IS THE INTERNET AN ASSET FOR ARTISTS? 1.


Another example of my latest digital artworks from Etty Bay beach. I have drawn one already and have started a second. There is no doubt that the Internet has had a huge impact on the social and economic infrastructure of … Continue reading

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SEA OR LANDSCAPE?


For something different I thought I’d post a digital image today that I intend to draw in coloured pencil. But what is it? Is it a landscape, or is it a seascape? Does it matter? Is it realistic or abstract … Continue reading

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