Tag Archives: Australian ARTIST

TIME FOR A CHANGE IN DIRECTION


“Those Trees.” 5 panels, each 19 x 57 cms. Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. My favourite coloured pencil drawing for 2019 was a series of 5 that I’ve had mounted and framed as a  single entry for … Continue reading

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PUZZLING ART


“Coffs Harbour Landscape” 40 x 60 cms. Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. I have an interest in both mosaics and jigsaw puzzles. Simple tile mosaics can be fascinating in both their designs and flexibility of pattern composition. … Continue reading

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THE LAST HURRAH


“The Last Hurrah”, 80 x 60 cms Luminance pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference & imagination. This coloured pencil drawing is a scene of utter carnage, but I’ve deliberately expressed it as a celebration of the natural cycle that … Continue reading

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AUTUMN CASCADE


“Autumn Cascade” 80 x 60 cms. Luminance pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference. Autumn is my favourite season, one that is highlighted by wonderful changes in colour, especially here in Australia and particularly in its southern region. It’s a … Continue reading

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A CURE FOR ARTIST’S BLOCK?


“Conara Landscape” 40 x 80 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel Board Finalist, 2014 Bay of Fires Art Prize. Do you ever suffer from Artist’s Block, that moment in your creative journey where you run out of ideas, inspiration and motivation? … Continue reading

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DEDICATION OR OBSESSION?


For as long as I can remember I’ve based my artwork on the study and interpretation of themes. This has enabled me to come to know my subjects on a deeper level. I enjoy collecting, analyzing and at times, investigating … Continue reading

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TROPICAL FLOW


“Tropical Flow” 60 x 80 cms Luminance, Prismalo & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference. Despite having lived in Cairns for 2 extended periods, having to battle the high humidity in the Wet season was bad enough, … Continue reading

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THE CHANGE IS MADE


Recent Landscapes. (each 30 x 40 cms) When I was a student at Art School in Tasmania (last century) I was strongly drawn to simplified, hard-edged abstract art, particularly in painting. Maybe I ‘peaked’ too soon, as 10 years later … Continue reading

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SINISTER BEAUTY


“Landscape Warming Deconstructed” 60 x 80 cms Luminance, Supracolor & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference & imagination. ‘The visual and performing arts aren’t just about what you see, it’s also about your emotional response to an … Continue reading

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ART PRIZE FINALIST


“Hyland’s Flat Deconstructed”. 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. Artist’s Statement: Situated just south of Conara, Hyland’s Flat is a tiny, barren plateau, often devoid of grass and the victim of harsh, … Continue reading

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