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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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ARE ARTISTS TOO RELIANT ON PHOTOS?


Research for my latest coloured pencil drawing. Recently I asked, “How would cp (coloured pencil) artists (and most other artists for that matter) cope if there weren’t photos to use a s reference material?” The responses I received were both … Continue reading

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IT’S NOT ABOUT THE MEDIUM


For many artists, working in a single medium is popular and regularly practised. There is no doubt that many of these artists become experts in what they do. Careful selection of each subject will (usually) result in success. Choosing what … Continue reading

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A NEW GALLERY FOR TASMANIA


Last Friday evening I had the pleasure of opening a gallery in Latrobe Tasmania. June Wilson’s Studio Gallery is a welcome addition to the town and is fully supported by Mayor Michael Gaffney. Judging by the large turnout the town … Continue reading

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TASMANIAN LIGHT 2.


The Ringarooma Valley in North East Tasmania, is one of my favourite places. Its high rainfall supports a thriving dairy industry and an array of agricultural pursuits. Its light is often white, due to early morning fogs in Winter and … Continue reading

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IS THE INTERNET AN ASSET FOR ARTISTS? 1.


Another example of my latest digital artworks from Etty Bay beach. I have drawn one already and have started a second. There is no doubt that the Internet has had a huge impact on the social and economic infrastructure of … Continue reading

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ARTISTS’ CO-OPERATIVES


Not long ago I visited the Babinda District Arts & Crafts Co-Op in beautiful downtown Babinda, just 44 kms from Cairns. I love this little town. It has a charm of its own and is well worth a visit. It … Continue reading

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