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About artkleko

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

Inside my Head


“The Landscapes of My Mind” 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. We all (most of the time) think and act differently (thank goodness). We come from different backgrounds, different life experiences and different … Continue reading

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FREEDOM


“Freedom” 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference & imagination. I recently began a large drawing that is as much about the history of Tasmania (Australia) as it is about its landscape. … Continue reading

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Stitching & Beyond Workshop


Last weekend I conducted a Caran d’Ache coloured pencil workshop with members of the Stitching & Beyond group in Hobart. I had been looking forward to this workshop for months due to the challenging and diverse work that the group … Continue reading

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Landscape Warming


“Landscape Warming” 44 x 60 cms – Luminance & Museum Acquarelle pencils on Canson Mi Teintes paper. Own reference. Lately I have returned to one of my favourite art themes, ‘Climate Change’, the result of a renewed interest in the … Continue reading

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Can ‘Silence’ be Drawn?


“Silence at the Table” 70 x 50 cms: Prismacolor Pencils on Canson pastel board, own reference A lonely mug catches the morning light in a deserted room in a disused shearers’ quarters in Tasmania. The dusty room belies its hectic … Continue reading

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SICK ART


I’m currently staying at Dubbo in NSW (Australia) for 17 days. I have been unwell for most of the first 8, the result of a bout of asthma and a resulting cold. I suspect that I won’t be fit for … Continue reading

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TOO MANY COLOURED PENCILS?


“To come away from an art store without buying anything is shameful”. Have you ever been guilty? Once I spent 2 hours in the framing section of an art store and forgot to buy something before I left! How can … Continue reading

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