Tag Archives: coloured pencil painting

ABSTRACT ART


  “My five-year-old could do that, and I reckon my dog would do no worse!” How many times have you heard that said about an abstract artwork? Maybe you’ve even said it yourself. Abstract art gets a very bad wrap … Continue reading

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RESURRECTING A PAINTING


After 16 years in my studio it’s time for a ‘Spring clean’. I have 2 small rooms (and part of our garage) that are full of my exploits, trials, tribulations, and successes. My artistic exploits have emerged from drawers, folders, … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE PRECIS


The past 2 weeks has been very rewarding for me in my quest to develop a sound portfolio to select a body of work for my next one-man show in March. It took me some time to decide what my … Continue reading

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SIMPLY SIMPLE


      North East Pastoral  60 x 30 cm – Prismacolors on pastel board My journey of simplifying my landscape subjects continues. I am now at the stage where if I go any further, my work will acquire ‘Zen’ … Continue reading

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INTERPRETATION


Summer Landscape, Norfolk Plains   Most of my artwork is based upon my interpretation of the Australian landscape. Over the past 40 years I have incorporated a number of themes and techniques in my work. Each artist has an individual … Continue reading

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ART PRIZE


Norfolk Plains Landscape DNA Prismacolors on pastel board   112 x 67 cm (framed) What a difference a week makes.   Last Friday week I found out that I had failed to make the finalists’ list for the Glover Art … Continue reading

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MARK-MAKING AS LANDSCAPE


Oatlands Landscape 1. Prismacolors on pastel board   80 x 40 cm Last week I completed the first in a new series of coloured pencil paintings of landscapes inspired by the markings on old sandstone blocks in the historic town … Continue reading

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