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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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BLOG AWARD


Last week I was notified that my blog had been included in ‘the top 25 colored pencil blogs on the planet’. This was a total surprise, but one that I was both pleased and honoured to receive. Thank you Feedspot! http://blog.feedspot.com/colored … Continue reading

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THE WINDS OF CHANGE


  Ancient Landscape It’s been over 14 months since my wife and I left Tasmania to live in Far North Queensland, then in Port Macquarie since February. As you can imagine, moving to a completely different environment will inevitably have … Continue reading

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What the Jigsaw


“Climate Change Puzzle” 55 x 77 cms Luminance & Museum Acquarelle coloured pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. I’ve been keen on jigsaws for as long as I can remember and I’ve wanted to create my own for some … Continue reading

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STOIC


“Stoic” 60 x 40 cms Luminance coloured pencils on Canson pastel board Own reference. Hyland’s Flat, south of Conara in Tasmania’s Midlands is an area of tough, unrelenting landscape.Weather-beaten, its hardy terrain marked by bleached sheep trails, remains defiant to … Continue reading

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