Tag Archives: coloured pencil art

A CURE FOR ARTIST’S BLOCK?


“Conara Landscape” 40 x 80 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel Board Finalist, 2014 Bay of Fires Art Prize. Do you ever suffer from Artist’s Block, that moment in your creative journey where you run out of ideas, inspiration and motivation? … Continue reading

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THE REAL ‘YOU’.


What’s your favourite art subject/s? Why? Have you ever stopped to evaluate what you like to draw and paint? Are you a person who loves to work outdoors (plein-air) or do you confine yourself to a studio or a similar … Continue reading

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A Ticket to Ride?


I came across the 2 coloured pencil drawings featured above while I was researching for an article that I’m writing for the UKCPS. What is interesting about them is that they are from the same area, but drawn some 20 … Continue reading

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THE ARTIST’S STATEMENT


When given the opportunity, especially when I enter an art award, I like to add a written explanation of my artwork to ensure that the viewer (judge) can match his/her interpretation with mine. Most major art awards demand a written … Continue reading

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BOOK OFFER


I recently received an offer from overseas publisher to write a book about coloured pencil art. There was no expectation of money up-front, in fact, I was to be paid for both my preliminary effort (synopsis) and for the book … Continue reading

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BACKWATERS AND ROCK POOLS


Whenever I’m walking along a riverbank and I come across a backwater, I love to stop and watch the water as it swirls around and the ‘still’ parts where often silence is the norm. These are great places not only … Continue reading

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