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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 1.


I’m back home in Tasmania after 2 wonderful weeks in Cairns., that include 5 days of tutoring at the annual Cairns ARTescape. This year for the first time, a ‘Beginners’ class was offered and my task was to prepare 11 … Continue reading

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TROPICAL GRAPHITE


While Val was completing an exam paper (fancy having to do an exam on holiday!) on Wednesday morning, I sat and drew one of the leaves I had collected on our morning walk using the pencils Val had given me … Continue reading

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MORE OLD HOUSES IN GRAPHITE


Two more dilapidated ┬áhouses drawn in graphite pencil. Both feature strong areas of shadow. I like the negative shapes in the bottom drawing. I love working with graphite pencils because of the strong contrasts that one can get with them. … Continue reading

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RE-VISITING GREYSCALE DRAWING


It’s been a number of years since I did any greyscale drawing, so I thought that it would be best to work on an unfinished work to get myself ‘back in the swing of things’. I know that it’s still … Continue reading

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BURNIE ART CLASS 1.


On Saturday I conducted an art class for 12 members of the Burnie Coastal Art Group in their headquarters at Upper Burnie. What a wonderful set-up the group has – a large studio, gallery space, kitchen, toilet block and storage … Continue reading

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