Tag Archives: art thinking

THE WINDS OF CHANGE


  Ancient Landscape It’s been over 14 months since my wife and I left Tasmania to live in Far North Queensland, then in Port Macquarie since February. As you can imagine, moving to a completely different environment will inevitably have … 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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DILEMMA


This week I completed a triptych of drawings ( each 40 x 15 cm) that featured the patterns of 3 bricks. This may not sound exciting, but I wanted to include in my exhibition next March 3 large paintings of … Continue reading

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ART DETECTIVE


I love to paint old sheds and this shed at Cheshunt is a wonderful subject. But how does one go about deciding what to paint? The best way to approach this subject is to walk around it and if possible, … Continue reading

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