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TEACHING AT TOOWOOMBA


We are all different; we look at the same things, but we all see things differently. At the beginning of July I had the pleasure of conducting a five-day coloured pencil workshop at the McGregor Winter Arts Retreat in Toowoomba, … Continue reading

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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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AUTUMN CASCADE


“Autumn Cascade” 80 x 60 cms. Luminance pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference. Autumn is my favourite season, one that is highlighted by wonderful changes in colour, especially here in Australia and particularly in its southern region. It’s a … Continue reading

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DEDICATION OR OBSESSION?


For as long as I can remember I’ve based my artwork on the study and interpretation of themes. This has enabled me to come to know my subjects on a deeper level. I enjoy collecting, analyzing and at times, investigating … Continue reading

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FRAME TESTING


“A Hint of Spring” How does one know what frame will suit their latest drawing? Do you have a supply of frames ‘ready to go’ in your studio? Do you frame everything the same way? Do you have a reliable … Continue reading

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ALONG THE PIONEER AVENUE (Tasmania, Australia)


Like many Tasmanians and tourists alike, I’m fascinated with a group of 8 Roman Cypress trees that can be seen on a small plateau (Hyland’s Flat), just south of Conara in Tasmania’s Midlands. Against the surrounding landscape they appear rather … Continue reading

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TROPICAL FLOW


“Tropical Flow” 60 x 80 cms Luminance, Prismalo & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference. Despite having lived in Cairns for 2 extended periods, having to battle the high humidity in the Wet season was bad enough, … Continue reading

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