Tag Archives: Caran D’Ache

TEACHING AT TOOWOOMBA


We are all different; we look at the same things, but we all see things differently. At the beginning of July I had the pleasure of conducting a five-day coloured pencil workshop at the McGregor Winter Arts Retreat in Toowoomba, … 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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ART PRIZE FINALIST


“Hyland’s Flat Deconstructed”. 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. Artist’s Statement: Situated just south of Conara, Hyland’s Flat is a tiny, barren plateau, often devoid of grass and the victim of harsh, … Continue reading

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SHOULD THIS DRAWING BE BANNED?


“Autumn Sticks and Stones” 19 x 27.7 cms Supracolor pencils and Archival Ink Pen on 200 gsm paper. Own reference from Drawing 31 of Not Your Average Adult Colouring Book 2. I’m a member of a number of coloured pencil … Continue reading

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Stitching & Beyond Workshop


Last weekend I conducted a Caran d’Ache coloured pencil workshop with members of the Stitching & Beyond group in Hobart. I had been looking forward to this workshop for months due to the challenging and diverse work that the group … Continue reading

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SICK ART


I’m currently staying at Dubbo in NSW (Australia) for 17 days. I have been unwell for most of the first 8, the result of a bout of asthma and a resulting cold. I suspect that I won’t be fit for … Continue reading

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TOO MANY COLOURED PENCILS?


“To come away from an art store without buying anything is shameful”. Have you ever been guilty? Once I spent 2 hours in the framing section of an art store and forgot to buy something before I left! How can … Continue reading

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