Author Archives: artkleko

About artkleko

artist, art curator, art teacher, art judge, art critic

THE REAL ‘YOU’.


What’s your favourite art subject/s? Why? Have you ever stopped to evaluate what you like to draw and paint? Are you a person who loves to work outdoors (plein-air) or do you confine yourself to a studio or a similar … Continue reading

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GREEN GOLD


I recently travelled from Launceston to Hobart during an 8-day stay in Tasmania, Australia’s island state. On this occasion I was a passenger and I used the opportunity to take about 90 photos with my iPhone as we passed by … Continue reading

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THE CHANGE IS MADE


Recent Landscapes. (each 30 x 40 cms) When I was a student at Art School in Tasmania (last century) I was strongly drawn to simplified, hard-edged abstract art, particularly in painting. Maybe I ‘peaked’ too soon, as 10 years later … Continue reading

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ADULT COLOURING BOOK 2.


Following the success of my first adult colouring book I decided to produce a second, this time an online version, but one that is different in that you get to choose 18 drawings from a collection of 40. The drawings … Continue reading

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SINISTER BEAUTY


“Landscape Warming Deconstructed” 60 x 80 cms Luminance, Supracolor & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference & imagination. ‘The visual and performing arts aren’t just about what you see, it’s also about your emotional response to an … Continue reading

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ART PRIZE FINALIST


“Hyland’s Flat Deconstructed”. 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. Artist’s Statement: Situated just south of Conara, Hyland’s Flat is a tiny, barren plateau, often devoid of grass and the victim of harsh, … Continue reading

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SHOULD THIS DRAWING BE BANNED?


“Autumn Sticks and Stones” 19 x 27.7 cms Supracolor pencils and Archival Ink Pen on 200 gsm paper. Own reference from Drawing 31 of Not Your Average Adult Colouring Book 2. I’m a member of a number of coloured pencil … Continue reading

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