Monthly Archives: August 2012

ABSTRACTS IN OILS


This past week has been quite momentous for me art-wise. I’ve decided to change the direction(s) of my work and after a lot of soul-searching I have devised a plan that I think will not only work, but result in … Continue reading

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BUSHFIRE


On Monday I bought some canvases and oil paints in readiness for my ‘return’ to oil painting. This is a momentous decision considering my ‘loyalty’ to coloured pencils (22 years). But it’s time for a change and a change it … Continue reading

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TIME TO CHANGE


After 43 years of art practice, it’s time to make a change (or two). My trip to Central Australia reaffirmed what I had been thinking for sometime – my style of art needed to change. I was getting complacent, even … Continue reading

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DECORATIVE ROCKS


  Now and then I like to ‘play’ with some of my art subjects.   Recently I have been involved with my exhibition in March next year. I have so far painted 25 compositions involving rocks, but today’s image is … Continue reading

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MIDLANDS PROJECT


  I am currently working on several art projects with a variety of challenges and expected completion dates. Some of these projects are tied to themes and are therefore ongoing.   One particular project that I began about 3 weeks … Continue reading

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30 MINUTE MAKEOVER


The week before I left for Uluru, I spent some time completing 7 small (A3 – size) drawings in preparation for an art exhibition that I’m curating and showing in towards the end of October. Today’s featured photo is of … Continue reading

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BARK ABSTRACT


I posted a photo of this painting a couple of weeks ago. Since then I have spent some hours on it in order to get it completed, as it had sat in my rack for some time. It’s nearly there … Continue reading

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BIG ABSTRACT


    Before I left for my trip to Central Australia, I completed a very large abstract that I intend to enter in a major art prize.   At 120 x 80cm it is indeed a large work using coloured … Continue reading

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NATURAL ABSTRACT 2.


In preparation for a workshop next month, I came across this abstract that is another in my series of “abstracts from nature”. It isn’t fully resolved, but there’s enough information for one to understand what’s ‘going on’. This painting is … Continue reading

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BRICK ABSTRACT 3.


BRICK: Landscape DNA 80 x 40cm Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board My third abstract based on the patterns I found on a number of bricks, is close to completion. In this painting I have included a ‘frame’ which is … Continue reading

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