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ARTescape Part 5.


Magda’s coloured pencil Jungle Perch, is a feast of detail and action. This wonderful drawing was certainly one of the highlight’s of my class at the recent Cairns ARTescape. I love the mystery in this work. There’s so much to … Continue reading

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ARTescape Part 3.


When we paint or draw, we usually focus on a single subject. What happens when there are 3 ‘obvious’ subjects in your composition? Last week Elke took up the challenge to draw 3 leaves with Prismacolor pencils on pastel board, … Continue reading

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ARTescape Part 2.


The most important thing to achieve (and at times the most difficult to master) when drawing an object is capturing the ‘character’ of your subject. Art is not about photographic realism, it’s about personal interpretation. Your way of seeing is … Continue reading

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CP @ ARTescape 2011 Part 1.


Well, it’s been and gone! After months of anticipation and planning, the annual Cairns Art Society’s ARTescape saw 100 keen and eager lovers of art gather for 5 days of tuition and inspiration from a dozen tutors. Coloured pencil had … Continue reading

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