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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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PENCILS PASSION PAIN


“Landscape Debris, Lake St Clair”  WIP 80 x 37cm – Coloured Pencil on Pastel Board Coloured pencils have been my preferred medium for the past 26 years. During this time I have come to know my medium well, but I’m … Continue reading

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MUG SERIES


Lately on Facebook I have been posting some of the paintings that feature an enamel mug, and I was asked to post photos of the series. I have included both photos and text. I had visited the historic faming property … Continue reading

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REJECTION Part 2.


Artists enter awards for a number of reasons. If you are confident and think that you’re good enough, then it’s only natural that you’re interested to see how good you really are when judged by your peers. Entering purely for … Continue reading

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REJECTION Part 1.


‘Yes’ and ‘No’ are the two most powerful words in the art world, and I suspect in everyone else’s lives. Just one word can mean the difference between success and failure, a dream or a nightmare, the will to continue … Continue reading

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IS THE PRICE RIGHT? Part 2.


Another early (1987) drawing featuring a ‘stick jam’ on the St. Patrick’s River, in North Eastern Tasmania.  Artists who win awards and commendations can expect to ask for higher prices each year. A 10% per annum increase is justifiable if … Continue reading

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ART PRIZE ENTRIES


On Tuesday, I visited my framer and gave him 2 drawings that are my entries for this year’s Capital Chemist Art Award and the Holy Trinity Art Prize. Left: Landscape with Sticks and Stones. Right: The Spirit of Our Lord. … Continue reading

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