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HAPPY DAYS?


Whimsical Landscape 3 Prismacolors on pastel board   40 x 40 cm Things haven’t been easy since my one-man show last month where I only sold 2 paintings. I have struggled to maintain any real momentum and that has strangely … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE PANORAMA


        Landscape Panorama 80 x 24 cm     Prismacolors on pastel board         Today’s image is the next stage in the development of my ‘Brick’ series of paintings, that began with the patterns … Continue reading

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ANOTHER BRICK


Abstract painting number 5 from my ‘Brick’ series has seen me move to a ‘free choice’ palette. I wanted to move away from the natural colours of the fired bricks that inspired my first 4 paintings, and try something different. … Continue reading

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KNOWN AND UNKNOWN


The first 4 paintings in a series that feature the firing marks on bricks that were made from Tasmanian clay at the Austral Brick Company at Longford in Northern Tasmania. There are things known and even more things unknown (heard … Continue reading

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RISK TAKING


Top: The 4th abstract in my ‘Brick’ series that looks at the relationship between the bricks and the landscape from which it came. Bottom: The beginning of my 5th abstract, this time with a different palette. Knowing what you’re doing … Continue reading

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DILEMMA


This week I completed a triptych of drawings ( each 40 x 15 cm) that featured the patterns of 3 bricks. This may not sound exciting, but I wanted to include in my exhibition next March 3 large paintings of … Continue reading

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THE LURE OF CHILLAGOE


Several of my coloured pencil paintings in my forthcoming one-man show in March next year, will feature aspects of the old smelters at Chillagoe and the surrounding landscape. Chillagoe is situated about 20 klms west of Cairns in Far North … Continue reading

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