Tag Archives: landscapes

LANDSCAPE DNA


“Norfolk Plains DNA” 40 x 80 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. Winner of the Norfolk Plains Art Prize 2013.   In the mid 1950s I was given a box of Australian made Builda Brix by my … Continue reading

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A CURE FOR ARTIST’S BLOCK?


“Conara Landscape” 40 x 80 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel Board Finalist, 2014 Bay of Fires Art Prize. Do you ever suffer from Artist’s Block, that moment in your creative journey where you run out of ideas, inspiration and motivation? … Continue reading

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THE CHANGE IS MADE


Recent Landscapes. (each 30 x 40 cms) When I was a student at Art School in Tasmania (last century) I was strongly drawn to simplified, hard-edged abstract art, particularly in painting. Maybe I ‘peaked’ too soon, as 10 years later … Continue reading

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As Good as a Holiday


“Not a Neglected Landscape” (Lake St. Clair, Tasmania, Australia) Gouache & Archival pen on Canvas, 81 x 106 cms. I have been very productive so far this year, consistently completing 2 drawings each week, resulting in a large collection of … Continue reading

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Crowdy Cairns


“Silent Stones, Crowdy Bay” 80 x 60 cms Luminance & Supracolor pencils on Canson pastel board. My own reference & imagination. This is not a post concerning the population of Cairns (Australia), instead, it’s about my fascination for rock cairns, … Continue reading

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TV Drawing


L: “Fragile Sentinels“ R: “Fragile Guardians” Both A4 in size, Supracolor pencils on Canson Paper, own references. It’s not uncommon when I’m home to sit in our lounge room after tea and draw while I’m watching television (or is that … Continue reading

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Stitching & Beyond Workshop


Last weekend I conducted a Caran d’Ache coloured pencil workshop with members of the Stitching & Beyond group in Hobart. I had been looking forward to this workshop for months due to the challenging and diverse work that the group … Continue reading

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