Tag Archives: Australian landscape

IS ART A WASTE OF TIME?


“Coastal Rocks”40 x 60 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference. Today’s featured coloured pencil drawing happens to be my biggest selling print as a greeting card not only in Australia, but overseas. For some reason this drawing … Continue reading

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ALONG THE PIONEER AVENUE (Tasmania, Australia)


Like many Tasmanians and tourists alike, I’m fascinated with a group of 8 Roman Cypress trees that can be seen on a small plateau (Hyland’s Flat), just south of Conara in Tasmania’s Midlands. Against the surrounding landscape they appear rather … Continue reading

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GREEN GOLD


I recently travelled from Launceston to Hobart during an 8-day stay in Tasmania, Australia’s island state. On this occasion I was a passenger and I used the opportunity to take about 90 photos with my iPhone as we passed by … 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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CORCD


“Mersey River Rocks” 32 x 45 cms Museum Aquarelle, Prismacolor, Polychromos, Luminance & Derwent Artist’s pencils on Mi Teintes paper. Own reference. Do you suffer from CORCD? I do. “Compulsive, Obsessive Rock Collector’s Disorder” has been with me for many … Continue reading

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THE WILD ONE


    Fantasy Landscape 2.   60 x 40 cm – Prismacolors and archival pen. I live in a conservative part of the world, was brought up in a conservative family and I led a conservative working life. Since I … Continue reading

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SIMPLIFYING


Midlands Landscape 40 x 17 cm Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board I’ve been involved with art for over 4 decades and the longer I paint, the more I want to simplify my compositions. The ‘less means more’ principle has … Continue reading

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INTERPRETATION


Summer Landscape, Norfolk Plains   Most of my artwork is based upon my interpretation of the Australian landscape. Over the past 40 years I have incorporated a number of themes and techniques in my work. Each artist has an individual … Continue reading

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GLOVER REJECTION


The long wait is over and the finalists have been announced for this year’s Glover Art Prize, Australia’s richest for landscape painting. Sadly, for the 4th time in a row, I’m not on the list. I’ve entered on 7 occasions … Continue reading

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A NEW DIRECTION


Sandstone patterns, Oatlands. Over the past few months I have been working on a series of artworks that have been inspired by the patterns of certain clay bricks. This began last February when I noticed a wall of unique looking … Continue reading

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