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Crowdy Cairns


“Silent Stones, Crowdy Bay” 80 x 60 cms Luminance & Supracolor pencils on Canson pastel board. My own reference & imagination. This is not a post concerning the population of Cairns (Australia), instead, it’s about my fascination for rock cairns, … Continue reading

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PAINTING 34.


Avoca Beach 6. Prismacolors on pastel board    40 x 15.5cm I spent a few hours in my studio yesterday working on a 4th small abstract to compliment the 2 large ones that I have included in my exhibition next … Continue reading

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A QUESTION OF BALANCE


Balance Prismacolors on pastel board   60 cm x 40 cm It’s been a productive time since my return from my 12 month holiday. I am currently working on my 5th painting and I have taken the time to put … Continue reading

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TALL & SKINNY


From left to right: Coles Bay, Mathinna Falls & The Cataract Gorge. Long, tall vertical drawings are quite a challenge because of their elongated (skinny) proportions. You either look at such drawings from the ‘bottom up’, or the ‘top down’. … Continue reading

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PAINTING RULES


Do you paint by a set of rules? Today, I thought I’d share with you a list of rules that the students of my next art classes will receive. Yes, I use them too! COMPOSITION Regardless of your intended painting … Continue reading

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NATURAL ABSTRACTS: Part 2.


Today’s featured image is a close-up look at the pattern from the rock I posted yesterday. Just look at the detail! Of course there is much more to see than I have included. This is where the role of the … Continue reading

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