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GLADSTONE WORKSHOP


Last Friday I flew to Gladstone in sunny Queensland for a 2-day coloured pencil workshop. I enjoy spreading the ‘gospel’ of cp, and this was an opportunity that I was really looking forward to. Gladstone is a mining town and … Continue reading

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FAILURE


Last Wednesday I tried a sheet of 300gsm superfine sanded pastel card. I wanted to produce a pastel painting of the Macdonnel Ranges near Alice Springs in a contemporary way. What a disaster! I chose a black sheet as I … Continue reading

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SPEEDY artkleko


“The Southern Midlands in 90 Minutes” In my younger days I loved the cartoon character Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in Mexico! He would zip and dart everywhere. I loved his Mexican accent too. These days I’m certainly not “speedy”, … Continue reading

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CANSON TEX PAPER


I recently bought a few sheets of (A3) Canson Mi-Teintes TEX paper to try as I was unable to purchase any of the Canson pastel board that I use. The paper has rather a gritty surface and my Prismacolors were … Continue reading

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