Monthly Archives: June 2012

SMALL


Most of my coloured pencil art is fairly large compared to a lot of work that I see on the Internet. My standard size is 60 x 40 cm, but I often go to 80 x 60 cm, even 120 … Continue reading

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THE RED DOT


The red dot is the most powerful and influential symbol that artists know and respect. Its presence symbolises success, while its absence can easily arouse feelings of rejection and at times, despair. There is so much emphasis on ‘selling’ one’s … Continue reading

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Making (Creative) Hay While…


It’s ‘all go’ in my studio over the past two months. I am busy preparing for my next major exhibition in March, but I am also trying to complete a number of paintings for various art prizes. To add to … Continue reading

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ART SEEDS


As I like to work in themes, I take the time to ‘research’ as many ideas as possible. Not all of my ideas reach my easel, but when they do they usually result in a number of paintings. I’m not … Continue reading

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AGEING


The ageing process is always with us. The longer we live, the more we age. The older we get, the more we think about ageing. What was once so easy to do now becomes a real effort or is no … Continue reading

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SINGLE SUBJECTS


I am currently working on several paintings that feature single rocks. Some are for symbolic reasons, while others are due to their patterns or textures that (in my eyes) were stand-outs on my recent 12 month stay on the mainland. … Continue reading

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SYMBOL


On Tuesday I completed a small (40 x 30 cm) painting that will be part of my exhibition next March in Launceston. For me, this painting is rather significant because of its resemblance to my home state of Tasmania. I … Continue reading

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