Tag Archives: imagination

Inside my Head


“The Landscapes of My Mind” 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. We all (most of the time) think and act differently (thank goodness). We come from different backgrounds, different life experiences and different … Continue reading

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FREEDOM


“Freedom” 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference & imagination. I recently began a large drawing that is as much about the history of Tasmania (Australia) as it is about its landscape. … Continue reading

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ARE ARTISTS TOO RELIANT ON PHOTOS?


Research for my latest coloured pencil drawing. Recently I asked, “How would cp (coloured pencil) artists (and most other artists for that matter) cope if there weren’t photos to use a s reference material?” The responses I received were both … Continue reading

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A Ticket to Ride?


I came across the 2 coloured pencil drawings featured above while I was researching for an article that I’m writing for the UKCPS. What is interesting about them is that they are from the same area, but drawn some 20 … Continue reading

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CAN REJECTION BE A LAUNCHING PAD FOR SUCCESS?


Recently I entered two major Australian art prizes with coloured pencil drawings. In order to qualify one had to submit images of their work along with the usual written entry requirements that included an artist’s statement. A selection committee assesses … Continue reading

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JUST ADD ‘SKY’


  Over the past week I have added 3 more coloured pencil paintings to my list for selection in my exhibition next March. The theme is ‘landscape cleansing’, where each landscape has had a certain amount of detail/information removed. I … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 2.


My teaching philosophy is based on the premise that everyone is different, learns at different rates and expresses their feelings in different ways. That’s why my workshops are individually based in their program structure. I want my students to experience … Continue reading

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