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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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HERBERTON LANDSCAPE


I have seen many forests on my 12 month trip on the Australian mainland and I have many photos to ponder over when I finally get the chance to paint. During my 6 days at Bateman’s Bay I managed to … Continue reading

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RECORDING AS YOU GO


I often take photos of my artwork at various stages of its development. I use it as a teaching tool on this blog, but I also find that it’s handy for myself in that it gives me a greater appreciation … Continue reading

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PUMPKIN AS LANDSCAPE


My latest drawing is starting to take on a more three dimensional look. I am adding a rock face in the foreground which is gradually removing the obvious shape and content of the piece of pumpkin that I have based … Continue reading

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