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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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BRUNY ISLAND DRAWING 1.


After some careful consideration, I have begun a drawing from my recent trip to Bruny Island. If it works out, I will enter it in the 2011 Wrest Point Art Awards and Exhibition, in January. It’s early days and the … Continue reading

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COASTAL ROCKS


At last I have all but completed my latest rock drawing. I will leave it on my easel for a few days to enable me to ‘tweek’ it when I feel motivated. I want to ensure that the drawing is … Continue reading

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DRAWING ROCKS 3.


I have now arrived at the stage where I have covered the entire area of the pastel board with coloured pencil. The base colours are now ready to accept other layers of colour and the required detail, especially of the … Continue reading

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