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STANDING OR SITTING?


This is my set-up for drawing on the balcony. The  drawings featured are the first in a new series that explores the abstract nature of the natural environment. Top: “Flecker Gardens Abstract”, Bottom: “Daintree Reflection”. My third work “Floating, Flecker Gardens” is … Continue reading

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OIL PAINTING


  Top: The Derwent River at Dunrobin   Below: Highland Morning   Long, long ago, around 30 years in fact, oil painting was my preferred medium before pastel and coloured pencil.   On Monday I set up part of my … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT PAINTING


Landscape DNA Abstracted Acrylic on watercolour paper This week I have been concentrating on two very large coloured pencil paintings and a much smaller acrylic abstract, the latter being the subject for today’s post. At 42 x 29 cm, it’s … Continue reading

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SINGLE SUBJECTS


I am currently working on several paintings that feature single rocks. Some are for symbolic reasons, while others are due to their patterns or textures that (in my eyes) were stand-outs on my recent 12 month stay on the mainland. … Continue reading

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AN ABSTRACT WITHIN AN ABSTRACT


I currently have two abstract drawings ‘on the go’. I am alternating them between my drawing table and my easel. There are times when I like to stand up and draw and there are times when sitting down is more … Continue reading

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STAND OR SIT?


How do you work in your studio? Do you sit at a table, or do you stand at an easel? I’ve experienced neck and back problems over the years and on occasions suffer because of sitting or standing for long … Continue reading

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