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KNOW YOUR SUBJECT WELL


Some of the drawings that I’ve done over the past 2 weeks. Each is 45 x 32 cms, Prismacolor, DerwentArtist’s and Luminance pencils on Canson Mi Teintes paper. I’ve received a few comments lately on Facebook regarding the speed at which … Continue reading

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ART IS A GREAT HEALER


“Healing Cream” 83 x 148 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. The therapeutic benefits of the art making process are recognised by all who practise the visual arts. Often it is the process of creation that gives … Continue reading

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GOODBYE TASMANIA


“I am an Island: Self-Portrait” 2012 40 x 60 cms, Prismacolor pencils on pastel board. Private collection, Launceston. Before the end of the month, my wife, Val and I, will be leaving Tasmania to live in Cairns. We have visited … 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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VISUAL DIARIES


I don’t know how many visual diaries I have and I don’t know where they all are. My first experience with them goes back to my days at art school. Being a letter writer, I enjoyed recording my ideas and … Continue reading

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LATROBE ART CLASS


Last Saturday I conducted a coloured pencil workshop at Latrobe in Tasmania, Australia. Monday: The lure of Chillagoe. Richard

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BLOG POST 1,000.


Mystery Image – what is it?        Answer in Wednesday’s blog post. WHY BLOG? Initially when I commenced this blog in October 2008 I saw it as my personal visual diary, but one that I wanted to share … Continue reading

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