Monthly Archives: July 2012

ENDANGERED?


This abstract, the second in a series that is derived from brick patterns is almost finished. Which way would you view this artwork? My plan is to display it can be seen top, centre, but with a lot of abstract … Continue reading

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ESOTERIC ART


  WIP: Both abstracts were inspired by the patterns on 2 bricks that I discovered at Avoca Beach, near Gosford in NSW, Australia. My abstract paintings are quite personal and for the majority of people they are hard to understand. … Continue reading

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EVANDALE WORKSHOP


Last Saturday i conducted an art workshop at the historic village of Evandale, in Northern Tasmania. 13 participants undertook the task of creating abstracts using spray paint, stencils along with mixed media such as coloured pencils, oil pastels, felt pens … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT LANDSCAPE


I love creating abstract art. It’s not that popular with cp lovers, especially buyers, but it’s so satisfying, even therapeutic to create. I can sit for hours at my drawing table and work quietly and patiently on any sized abstract. … Continue reading

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MALLACOOTA


Mallacoota is a delightful seaside village on the Southeast coast of Victoria, Australia. It’s very popular with tourists in the warmer months and was one of the best places my wife, Val and I stayed at when we recently had … Continue reading

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AN IDEAS NURSERY


The worst affliction an artist can have is the dreaded ‘Artist’s Block’. It can come at any time, even during the production of an artwork, regardless of age and experience. One way that I avoid that situation occurring is to … Continue reading

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THE LURE OF CHILLAGOE


Several of my coloured pencil paintings in my forthcoming one-man show in March next year, will feature aspects of the old smelters at Chillagoe and the surrounding landscape. Chillagoe is situated about 20 klms west of Cairns in Far North … Continue reading

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