Monthly Archives: January 2013

MARK-MAKING AS LANDSCAPE


Oatlands Landscape 1. Prismacolors on pastel board   80 x 40 cm Last week I completed the first in a new series of coloured pencil paintings of landscapes inspired by the markings on old sandstone blocks in the historic town … Continue reading

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C.A.S. Art Exhibition Part 3.


Artworks are supposed to ‘speak’ to us, and tell us what the artist is trying to say. The majority of artworks we see are often passive in content and message, but occasionally an artist makes us ‘stand up, look and … Continue reading

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C.A.S. Art Exhibition 2013 Part 2.


Prize Winners and Comments. Reef Casino Open Award Andrew Linklater “Gallery Body Language No 4” – I love the structure of Andrew’s painting. The relationships between us (viewing the painting) and the people depicted in the painting. The dominant male … Continue reading

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C.A.S. Art Exhibition 2013 Part 1.


  The Cairns Regional Art Gallery in my opinion is one of Australia’s best regional galleries. This beautiful building in the heart of Cairns is always a delight to visit and last week was no exception when I was charged … Continue reading

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CAIRNS SOJOURN


Last night I returned after spending 7 nights in Cairns, Far North Queensland. My main reason for the trip was to judge the 66th annual Cairns Art Society Exhibition and to announce my results to 225 eager art patrons last … Continue reading

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A NEW DIRECTION


Sandstone patterns, Oatlands. Over the past few months I have been working on a series of artworks that have been inspired by the patterns of certain clay bricks. This began last February when I noticed a wall of unique looking … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE IN CLAY


Landscape in Clay 60 x 40 cm   Prismacolors on pastel board After several months of research I have finally produced what I feel is an abstract landscape that is in keeping with what I have been trying to achieve … Continue reading

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