Monthly Archives: August 2013

RESURRECTING A PAINTING


After 16 years in my studio it’s time for a ‘Spring clean’. I have 2 small rooms (and part of our garage) that are full of my exploits, trials, tribulations, and successes. My artistic exploits have emerged from drawers, folders, … Continue reading

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VISUAL DIARIES


I don’t know how many visual diaries I have and I don’t know where they all are. My first experience with them goes back to my days at art school. Being a letter writer, I enjoyed recording my ideas and … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 4.


The fifth and final day of this year’s Cairns ARTescape began in earnest. My dedicated group of beginners had the task of completing a major piece of work by the end of the day in time for inclusion in the … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 3.


Day 3. at the recent Cairns ARTescape began with my class completing their monochromatic paintings. This task was well handled by everyone, with a few standouts. The main aim of the day was to introduce ‘visual awareness’ in the form … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 2.


My teaching philosophy is based on the premise that everyone is different, learns at different rates and expresses their feelings in different ways. That’s why my workshops are individually based in their program structure. I want my students to experience … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 1.


I’m back home in Tasmania after 2 wonderful weeks in Cairns., that include 5 days of tutoring at the annual Cairns ARTescape. This year for the first time, a ‘Beginners’ class was offered and my task was to prepare 11 … Continue reading

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