Monthly Archives: November 2012

ART PRIZE WIN


Last night at the annual Meandering Art Prize, I was fortunate enough to win the Heritage Award with a coloured pencil painting of  the view through a decaying shed at the historical property Cheshunt. Beyond Cheshunt – Polychromos and prismacolor … Continue reading

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SANDSCAPES


My short (3) series on images from 2 Queensland beaches is well underway. Both of today’s featured paintings are from Etta Beach near Innisfail in Far North Queensland. They contain very small pebbles that are contrasted with the action of … Continue reading

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BRAVE BRICKS


  During my last visit to the Brave Art Gallery at Longford, I went for a walk outside the building to photograph some of the very old bricks that form one of its side walls. I have short-listed 5 that … Continue reading

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CHRIST THE KING


Today is the celebration of Christ the King in our church (Trinity Uniting in Launceston), and marks the end of the Christian year. Next Sunday is the beginning of Advent, signalling 4 Sundays until Christmas Day. This feast was first … Continue reading

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EXHIBITION UPDATE


My exhibition in Launceston that opens on March 3 next year is fast approaching. Over the past few days I have been reviewing the work I have completed and have decided to add a few more to my ‘collection’. I’m … Continue reading

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BURNIE WORKSHOP


Last Saturday I conducted my last workshop for the year with 13 members of the Burnie Coastal Art Group. What a great day! Artist love control when working. There’s a sense of predictability and assurance when one has control during … Continue reading

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SURREAL


Stranger on the Shore, Tatlow’s Beach, Stanley Coloured pencil on pastel board   60 x 40 cm. My latest coloured pencil painting is the third in a series  featuring a pumpkin. I love the challenge of working with an everyday … Continue reading

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