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About artkleko

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

THE CHANGE IS MADE


“Salamanca Hillside” 45 x 65 cms Digital image and Luminance coloured pencils on Arches watercolour paper. Own reference. I’ve had a strong interest in digital art for the past 20 years, my love of coloured pencils 31 years. They have … Continue reading

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Fast but not Furious


  “Some of my Favourite Things” 40 x 60 cms – 2 days to complete. It’s always nice to get comments about one’s work when it is posted on the Internet. I use Facebook, WordPress, Linkedin and Instagram for featuring … Continue reading

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Tropical Abstract


“Tropical Abstract” 60 x 40 cms Luminance coloured pencils on Canson pastel board Own reference. Abstract coloured pencil art is, has and won’t ever be flavour of the month  with the vast majority of cp artists. Cp art is highly … Continue reading

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ARE ARTISTS TOO RELIANT ON PHOTOS?


Research for my latest coloured pencil drawing. Recently I asked, “How would cp (coloured pencil) artists (and most other artists for that matter) cope if there weren’t photos to use a s reference material?” The responses I received were both … Continue reading

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I GET KNOCKED DOWN,


THEN I GET UP AGAIN. Now that you have Chumbawamba’s 1997 hit song in your head, read on! “The Disappearing Highway near the Disappearing House” Digital Media 104 x 154 cms In 1969, the village of Conara was by-passed by … Continue reading

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CORCD


“Mersey River Rocks” 32 x 45 cms Museum Aquarelle, Prismacolor, Polychromos, Luminance & Derwent Artist’s pencils on Mi Teintes paper. Own reference. Do you suffer from CORCD? I do. “Compulsive, Obsessive Rock Collector’s Disorder” has been with me for many … Continue reading

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KNOW YOUR SUBJECT WELL


Some of the drawings that I’ve done over the past 2 weeks. Each is 45 x 32 cms, Prismacolor, DerwentArtist’s and Luminance pencils on Canson Mi Teintes paper. I’ve received a few comments lately on Facebook regarding the speed at which … Continue reading

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