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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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ABSTRACTS IN OILS


This past week has been quite momentous for me art-wise. I’ve decided to change the direction(s) of my work and after a lot of soul-searching I have devised a plan that I think will not only work, but result in … Continue reading

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MY RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION 6.


Over the past 12 months I have drawn very few landscapes, but I thought I should include some examples in my forthcoming exhibition. Top: New Day, Quamby Bluff. Middle: Rapids near Corra Linn. Bottom: Far From the Madding Crowd. I … Continue reading

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TASMANIAN LANDSCAPES IN CP


Here are 3 coloured pencil drawings that I came across the other day. Top: Lake Lilla, with Cradle Mountain in the background. I used Polychromos pencils on printmaking paper and its colour can be seen in the creek bed. Middle: … Continue reading

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