Tag Archives: abstract

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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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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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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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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STANDING OR SITTING?


This is my set-up for drawing on the balcony. The  drawings featured are the first in a new series that explores the abstract nature of the natural environment. Top: “Flecker Gardens Abstract”, Bottom: “Daintree Reflection”. My third work “Floating, Flecker Gardens” is … Continue reading

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MINIMALISM


My work is getting simpler as I get older. Now 63, I have over 40 years’ art experience. I’ve tackled everything from photo-realism to abstraction. What interests me at this point in time is trying to say ‘a lot with … Continue reading

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BLINDED BY COLOUR


In Australia, 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women suffer from colour blindness in one form or another. This group also includes artists. We all react to colours, whether bold or sombre. We react in a certain way … Continue reading

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