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Can you speak ‘Sandstone’?


I usually work in themes, a collection of drawings based on the same topic. This doesn’t ¬†mean that all my drawings look the same. The challenge is to provide a ‘link’ between each individual artwork. This is a great opportunity … Continue reading

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JACKSON POLLOCK & COLOURED PENCILS


  This is not an attempt at a Pollock painting. This is a digital painting of a ‘frenzied’ (Tasmanian)rock pattern that I recently did to illustrate (once again), that our landscape is full of abstract examples. I was introduced to … Continue reading

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MIDLANDS 7


My 7th pastel painting of Tasmania’s Midlands is a little more detailed than the other 6. I wanted to simplify the composition as much as I could, but I didn’t want to lose the integrity of the area in question. … Continue reading

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TROPICAL ABSTRACT COMPLETED


Tropical Abstract Polychromos coloured pencils on white Canson pastel board ¬† 60 x 40 cm My first true, tropical abstract is ready for framing and I found this drawing particularly satisfying to create, so much so that I’ve begun another, … Continue reading

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AN ABSTRACT IN THE TROPICS WIP 2.


My latest work, an abstract drawing, is starting to take shape. There are 3 distinct ‘layers’ that I want to relate to each other before this drawing is deemed to be completed. This certainly has been a test of my … Continue reading

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SOMETHING DIFFERENT – WIP


I have decided to take a break from my current series on rocks and try something a little different. Okay, there is one rock in this drawing, but that’s the only one! This idea came from one of my digital … Continue reading

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ARTescape Part 5.


Magda’s coloured pencil Jungle Perch, is a feast of detail and action. This wonderful drawing was certainly one of the highlight’s of my class at the recent Cairns ARTescape. I love the mystery in this work. There’s so much to … Continue reading

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