Tag Archives: composition

FREEDOM


“Freedom” 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference & imagination. I recently began a large drawing that is as much about the history of Tasmania (Australia) as it is about its landscape. … Continue reading

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MUG


  Paintings are usually composed of a foreground, middle ground and background ( close, near & far), with of course a focal point. It’s all about obtaining a balanced composition. What happens when there’s only a focal point?   Lately … 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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EVANDALE CP CLASS


On Saturday I had the pleasure of conducting a coloured pencil workshop for 9 members of the Launceston Art Society in the lovely village of Evandale, near Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. This was an introduction class that aimed to introduce some … Continue reading

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ABSTRACTS IN OILS


This past week has been quite momentous for me art-wise. I’ve decided to change the direction(s) of my work and after a lot of soul-searching I have devised a plan that I think will not only work, but result in … Continue reading

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THE LURE OF CHILLAGOE


Several of my coloured pencil paintings in my forthcoming one-man show in March next year, will feature aspects of the old smelters at Chillagoe and the surrounding landscape. Chillagoe is situated about 20 klms west of Cairns in Far North … Continue reading

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HERVEY BAY 4.


My latest painting that will feature next March at the Providore Mill Gallery in Launceston is completed. This is the 4th painting of rocks from Hervey Bay, a place that has some beautiful subjects (rocks) to paint! As you can … Continue reading

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