Tag Archives: colours

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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ART IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE


“Darwin Landscape” 40 x 80 cms, Luminance pencils on pastel board   In the world of coloured pencil art, abstraction is rarely featured. The majority of Cp artists prefer realism, photo-realism, intense detail and acute rendition of photographs as the … Continue reading

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ANOTHER BRICK


Abstract painting number 5 from my ‘Brick’ series has seen me move to a ‘free choice’ palette. I wanted to move away from the natural colours of the fired bricks that inspired my first 4 paintings, and try something different. … Continue reading

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TASMANIAN LANDSCAPE DNA


My latest coloured pencil painting featuring the pattern from a locally produced brick is now ready for framing. I am finding working with a ‘known’ object a lot easier and enjoyable than relying on my imagination and guess-work. Abstract art … Continue reading

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NEW DRAWING 3.


Time for colour! I have chosen to work with Light Peach, Peach, Burnt Ochre, Terra Cotta, Henna and Tuscan Red. I was pleasantly surprised at how well these particular colours accepted the black paper. Although nowhere near as ‘smooth’ as … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT ART


Darwin Abstract 1. 41 x 29 cm   Prismacolor pencils on Canson Mi Teintes paper FOR SALE    POA The language of art is very broad. There is Realism, Photo-Realism, Impressionism, Expressionism, Symbolism, Abstraction and Semi-Abstraction, plus many other ways … Continue reading

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ROCKS FROM THE TROPICS


My latest drawing is a collection of some of the rocks that I have gathered during my time here in Far North Queensland. I have selected rocks that have interesting patterns and colours. In its early stages I found this … Continue reading

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