Tag Archives: decay

THE LAST HURRAH


“The Last Hurrah”, 80 x 60 cms Luminance pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference & imagination. This coloured pencil drawing is a scene of utter carnage, but I’ve deliberately expressed it as a celebration of the natural cycle that … Continue reading

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Can ‘Silence’ be Drawn?


“Silence at the Table” 70 x 50 cms: Prismacolor Pencils on Canson pastel board, own reference A lonely mug catches the morning light in a deserted room in a disused shearers’ quarters in Tasmania. The dusty room belies its hectic … Continue reading

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ESOTERIC ART


  WIP: Both abstracts were inspired by the patterns on 2 bricks that I discovered at Avoca Beach, near Gosford in NSW, Australia. My abstract paintings are quite personal and for the majority of people they are hard to understand. … Continue reading

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ENAMEL MUG


Most of us live in a complicated world, because we choose to live complicated lives. Some buck the trend others fight it, while the rest just ‘get on with it’. There are similar parallels in art. Some artists choose to … Continue reading

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OLD HOUSE IN GRAPHITE


I drew this old, decaying house many years ago, but it’s no longer standing. I’m glad I was able to draw it before its demise. Objects showing signs of decay and weathering are always of interest  to me. Capturing the … Continue reading

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DRAWING LIGHT


Late last year I commenced another drawing featuring a door from one of the outbuildings at the historic property, Cheshunt. It’s now time to complete this work and I hope to do so in the next week. Silent Light depicts … Continue reading

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AUTUMN ABSTRACT ART CLASS 2.


Today’s post features some of the exercises that were completed in the first session of last Friday’s art class for 10 members of the Launceston Art Society. These paintings were fun to do, quick and relatively easy. They came about … Continue reading

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