Tag Archives: Cairns Art Society

TROPICAL COLOURED PENCIL DRAWING


“Reflections, Flecker Gardens” 40 x 60 cms, coloured pencil on pastel board   In 211, my wife, Val and I, spent 12 months on the Australian mainland, the vast majority in Cairns, Far North Queensland. It was indeed a wonderful … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape 2014


Last week I was  a tutor at the 9th annual Cairns ARtescape, an initiative of the Cairns Art Society. This was my third workshop and once again it was a most enjoyable and rewarding experience. For the second year I … Continue reading

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C.A.S. Art Exhibition Part 3.


Artworks are supposed to ‘speak’ to us, and tell us what the artist is trying to say. The majority of artworks we see are often passive in content and message, but occasionally an artist makes us ‘stand up, look and … Continue reading

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C.A.S. Art Exhibition 2013 Part 2.


Prize Winners and Comments. Reef Casino Open Award Andrew Linklater “Gallery Body Language No 4” – I love the structure of Andrew’s painting. The relationships between us (viewing the painting) and the people depicted in the painting. The dominant male … Continue reading

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C.A.S. Art Exhibition 2013 Part 1.


  The Cairns Regional Art Gallery in my opinion is one of Australia’s best regional galleries. This beautiful building in the heart of Cairns is always a delight to visit and last week was no exception when I was charged … Continue reading

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