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HAPPY DAYS?


Whimsical Landscape 3 Prismacolors on pastel board   40 x 40 cm Things haven’t been easy since my one-man show last month where I only sold 2 paintings. I have struggled to maintain any real momentum and that has strangely … Continue reading

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IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE?


Left: On Holy Ground 1.                Right: On Holy Ground 2.   The last few weeks have been hectic to say the least. Completing the final preparations for my current exhibition, completing entries for … Continue reading

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A WASTE OF TIME AND ENERGY?


  It’s been a difficult week since the opening of my exhibition in Launceston. Sales to this point in time have been very disappointing. Comments from all who have seen my work have been extremely positive and I believe that … Continue reading

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REJECTION Part 2.


Artists enter awards for a number of reasons. If you are confident and think that you’re good enough, then it’s only natural that you’re interested to see how good you really are when judged by your peers. Entering purely for … Continue reading

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REJECTION Part 1.


‘Yes’ and ‘No’ are the two most powerful words in the art world, and I suspect in everyone else’s lives. Just one word can mean the difference between success and failure, a dream or a nightmare, the will to continue … 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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