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MIDLANDS 8.


My 8th Midlands pastel painting is another example of ‘layering’. Areas of detail compliment areas of relative sparseness. This part of Tasmania never receives enough rain, hence the ‘dry’ look that much of the landscape has. Irrigation often results in … Continue reading

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LAYERING


Last week I took my 8,000th photo on our trip. We are in the 11th month of our travels and aim to be back in Tasmania sometime next month. I have so many photos in so many files that I’m … Continue reading

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WATER IN LINE


Nearly all of my art is in colour, but now and then I like to draw using only line. It’s how I started my art over 50 years ago and it’s still something I enjoy. Drawing this way is about … Continue reading

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MY GLOVER DIARY: Update 4.


I am keen to finish my Glover entry this month. Being in the middle of an extended holiday and not having access to my studio, I don’t have everything in my favour, but at least I am determined to get … Continue reading

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LAYERING


One of the techniques used to create a coloured pencil painting involves layering. This is where a number of layers of coloured pencil is applied to build up the colour to its required depth. This usually means applying the pencil … Continue reading

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DRAWING ROCKS


I have commenced a drawing of rocks from Tasmania’s Northwest Coast and thought that this would be the perfect opportunity to detail the stages of its creation. The information featured today is only part of the 60 x 40 cm … Continue reading

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SEED DRAWING UPDATE


I have commenced a drawing featuring pumpkin seeds and although in its early stages, the drawing does give an indication of the scale of the objects. I have included the colours I am using for the early stages. Other colours … Continue reading

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