Monthly Archives: August 2012

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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PUBLISHED


On Monday I received copies of the latest edition of With Love to the World, a quarterly Christian Magazine produced in Australia. One of my paintings from the Liffey Valley was featured on the cover. It’s a great feeling seeing … Continue reading

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ART PRIZE WIN


The Modern Tree of Life 60 x 40cm Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board Over the weekend I won the annual Holy Trinity Art Prize in Launceston. To explain my painting I have included an artist’s statement. My painting is … Continue reading

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NATURAL ABSTRACTION


Over the past 2 weeks I have been concentrating on some abstract paintings, so I thought that it would be appropriate to share today’s photo. On a trip to Lake St. Clair in Tasmania’s Central Highlands a few years ago, … Continue reading

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IN THE PINK


I rarely use pink in any of my paintings, but lately I have used it in some of my rock studies of Hervey Bay. My third abstract in my “brick” series has a good deal of pink that evokes a … Continue reading

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