Tag Archives: colour

Tropical Abstract


“Tropical Abstract” 60 x 40 cms Luminance coloured pencils on Canson pastel board Own reference. Abstract coloured pencil art is, has and won’t ever be flavour of the month  with the vast majority of cp artists. Cp art is highly … Continue reading

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TWIST AND SHOUT


“Twist and Shout” 80 x 50cm – Luminance and Prismacolor pencils on pastel board For the past 18 months a lot of my artwork has been about the outstanding annual display of colour at Table Cape in Tasmania’s North West, beginning … Continue reading

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MINIMALISM


My work is getting simpler as I get older. Now 63, I have over 40 years’ art experience. I’ve tackled everything from photo-realism to abstraction. What interests me at this point in time is trying to say ‘a lot with … Continue reading

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BLINDED BY COLOUR


In Australia, 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women suffer from colour blindness in one form or another. This group also includes artists. We all react to colours, whether bold or sombre. We react in a certain way … Continue reading

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ABSTRACTING TULIPS


I have enjoyed a successful fortnight working for my next one-man show, this time at the Brave Art Gallery in Longford, Tasmania. I aim to produce a series of ‘cleansed’ landscapes, some of which border on the abstract due to … Continue reading

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OF THE LAND


Of the Land Prismacolor pencils on Canson paper  41 x 30 cm A couple of months ago I posted this drawing, but I had a look at it the other day and decided that it wasn’t finished, so I got … Continue reading

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FRAMING GREYSCALE DRAWINGS


The problem with greyscale drawings is that there’s no colour! How then does one frame this type of work to make it warm and appealing? The answer is, use coloured mounts! I prefer a coloured mount with a white insert … Continue reading

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