Monthly Archives: June 2013

PAN-FRIED PENCILS


  In 2011 I spent 9 months in tropical Far North Queensland, where I produced 24 coloured pencil paintings and spread the gospel of coloured pencil to ┬ánumber of eager artists. Because of the constant heat the Prismacolor pencils I … Continue reading

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GLADSTONE WORKSHOP


Last Friday I flew to Gladstone in sunny Queensland for a 2-day coloured pencil workshop. I enjoy spreading the ‘gospel’ of cp, and this was an opportunity that I was really looking forward to. Gladstone is a mining town and … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS CARD DESIGN


“Festive Landscape” 21 x 42 cm – Prismacolor pencils on pastel board As part of my support for the Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, I have designed a Christmas Card for their annual ‘The Art of Christmas’, a fund-raiser that will … Continue reading

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JACKSON POLLOCK & COLOURED PENCILS


  This is not an attempt at a Pollock painting. This is a digital painting of a ‘frenzied’ (Tasmanian)rock pattern that I recently did to illustrate (once again), that our landscape is full of abstract examples. I was introduced to … Continue reading

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