Tag Archives: landscapes

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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THE WINDS OF CHANGE


  Ancient Landscape It’s been over 14 months since my wife and I left Tasmania to live in Far North Queensland, then in Port Macquarie since February. As you can imagine, moving to a completely different environment will inevitably have … Continue reading

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BLINDED BY COLOUR


In Australia, 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women suffer from colour blindness in one form or another. This group also includes artists. We all react to colours, whether bold or sombre. We react in a certain way … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN MIDLANDS


Earlier in the week I completed a series of 5 pastel paintings featuring aspects of Tasmania’s Southern Midlands. This was my first serious foray in pastels for a very long time, but after 10 days’ work I had reached my … Continue reading

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