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LANDSCAPE DNA


“Norfolk Plains DNA” 40 x 80 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. Winner of the Norfolk Plains Art Prize 2013.   In the mid 1950s I was given a box of Australian made Builda Brix by my … Continue reading

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A CURE FOR ARTIST’S BLOCK?


“Conara Landscape” 40 x 80 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel Board Finalist, 2014 Bay of Fires Art Prize. Do you ever suffer from Artist’s Block, that moment in your creative journey where you run out of ideas, inspiration and motivation? … Continue reading

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TV Drawing


L: “Fragile Sentinels“ R: “Fragile Guardians” Both A4 in size, Supracolor pencils on Canson Paper, own references. It’s not uncommon when I’m home to sit in our lounge room after tea and draw while I’m watching television (or is that … Continue reading

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GOING WITH THE FLOW


“A Convenient Denial” 80 x 60 cms Luminance & Musem Acquarelle coloured pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. Last week I spent 4 days at Coffs Harbour on the mid-North Coast of NSW. This was my third visit in … Continue reading

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DOES YOUR ENVIRONMENT INFLUENCE YOUR ART?


Top: “The Secret Lake” Bottom: “The Secret Stream” Both 40 x 60 cms, coloured pencil on pastel board. Own references. This coming weekend, my wife and I are heading to Alice Springs in Central Australia for a week’s holiday. We … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape 2014


Last week I was  a tutor at the 9th annual Cairns ARtescape, an initiative of the Cairns Art Society. This was my third workshop and once again it was a most enjoyable and rewarding experience. For the second year I … Continue reading

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RESEARCH & PREPARATION


    My drawing table is ready for a new series of paintings… I’m aiming to further develop images from Central Australia in a surreal way. I have completed several paintings to date, but I’m curious to see if I … Continue reading

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