Tag Archives: Cairns

KNOW YOUR SUBJECT WELL


Some of the drawings that I’ve done over the past 2 weeks. Each is 45 x 32 cms, Prismacolor, DerwentArtist’s and Luminance pencils on Canson Mi Teintes paper. I’ve received a few comments lately on Facebook regarding the speed at which … Continue reading

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TROPICAL COLOURED PENCILS


10 weeks after leaving Tasmania and driving 4,000 klms to Cairns, we have settled in an apartment. I have finally got my ‘pop-up studio’ fitted-out with suitable furniture and equipment. I have a borrowed easel, thanks to the Cairns Art … Continue reading

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GOODBYE TASMANIA


“I am an Island: Self-Portrait” 2012 40 x 60 cms, Prismacolor pencils on pastel board. Private collection, Launceston. Before the end of the month, my wife, Val and I, will be leaving Tasmania to live in Cairns. We have visited … Continue reading

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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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TRINITY BEACH


Online at last! After a few problems I have finally made it to the Internet. I know this is an art blog, but I thought I should post some photos of where we are. Trinity Beach is about 20 minutes’ … Continue reading

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THE EAGLES HAVE LANDED!


We arrived safely in Cairns yesterday and were greeted by rain and heat, but it didn’t phase us one bit. After all, it is the Wet season. We’ve settled in to our apartment at Trinity Beach and today we’ll collect … Continue reading

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