Tag Archives: coloured pencil

ARE ARTISTS TOO RELIANT ON PHOTOS?


Research for my latest coloured pencil drawing. Recently I asked, “How would cp (coloured pencil) artists (and most other artists for that matter) cope if there weren’t photos to use a s reference material?” The responses I received were both … Continue reading

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CORCD


“Mersey River Rocks” 32 x 45 cms Museum Aquarelle, Prismacolor, Polychromos, Luminance & Derwent Artist’s pencils on Mi Teintes paper. Own reference. Do you suffer from CORCD? I do. “Compulsive, Obsessive Rock Collector’s Disorder” has been with me for many … Continue reading

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CROSSING THE LINE


“Forest Floor, Tasmanian Highlands”  20 x 28 cms, Pablo coloured pencils on 190 gsm acid free paper Own reference and imagination. The tsunami of adult colouring books has subsided significantly in the past few months and there are many cp … Continue reading

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STANDING OR SITTING?


This is my set-up for drawing on the balcony. The  drawings featured are the first in a new series that explores the abstract nature of the natural environment. Top: “Flecker Gardens Abstract”, Bottom: “Daintree Reflection”. My third work “Floating, Flecker Gardens” is … Continue reading

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DOES YOUR ENVIRONMENT INFLUENCE YOUR ART?


Top: “The Secret Lake” Bottom: “The Secret Stream” Both 40 x 60 cms, coloured pencil on pastel board. Own references. This coming weekend, my wife and I are heading to Alice Springs in Central Australia for a week’s holiday. We … Continue reading

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TROPICAL LIGHT


“Rippling Light, Daintree Rainforest” 40 x 60 cms    Own Reference Luminance & Prismacolor pencils on Canson Pastel Board Landscape drawing and painting is challenging and involves the understanding, appreciation and mastery of a number elements and skills in order … 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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