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I haven’t taught an art workshop since my 2-day class in Hobart last October, so it was about time I continued to ‘spread the gospel of coloured pencils’, this time in Port Macquarie. Things have been developing nicely of late … Continue reading

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LUMINANCE PENCILS


“Tamar Valley Sky”, 27 x 35 cms Luminance coloured pencils on Canson pastel board, own reference. I have 28 brands of coloured pencils in my collection of around 3,ooo, but my favourite by far, is Luminance. Why? Lightfastness is very … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 4.


The fifth and final day of this year’s Cairns ARTescape began in earnest. My dedicated group of beginners had the task of completing a major piece of work by the end of the day in time for inclusion in the … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 3.


Day 3. at the recent Cairns ARTescape began with my class completing their monochromatic paintings. This task was well handled by everyone, with a few standouts. The main aim of the day was to introduce ‘visual awareness’ in the form … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 2.


My teaching philosophy is based on the premise that everyone is different, learns at different rates and expresses their feelings in different ways. That’s why my workshops are individually based in their program structure. I want my students to experience … Continue reading

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BURNIE WORKSHOP


Last Saturday I conducted my last workshop for the year with 13 members of the Burnie Coastal Art Group. What a great day! Artist love control when working. There’s a sense of predictability and assurance when one has control during … Continue reading

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EVANDALE CP CLASS


On Saturday I had the pleasure of conducting a coloured pencil workshop for 9 members of the Launceston Art Society in the lovely village of Evandale, near Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. This was an introduction class that aimed to introduce some … Continue reading

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