Tag Archives: art ideas

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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ALONG THE FENCE


I often travel some distance to get the ideas for my artwork. Last year I went as far as Darwin! But it’s all in a good cause and I enjoy the challenge. Today’s artwork is one that I did without … Continue reading

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LAYERING


Last week I took my 8,000th photo on our trip. We are in the 11th month of our travels and aim to be back in Tasmania sometime next month. I have so many photos in so many files that I’m … Continue reading

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SARINA BEACH


Last Thursday, Val and I intended to spend 3 nights in Mackay, but we both were unimpressed with the layout of the city and its heat, so we headed south for 3 nights at the Sarina Beach Motel. We weren’t … Continue reading

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ANALYSING AN IMAGE


I take lots of photos, to be honest it’s more like thousands than lots. Occasionally I like to analyse some of my photos. In other words, I like to look at parts of an image that I think are not … Continue reading

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