Tag Archives: light and shadow

LIGHT & SHADOW


The best way to understand the principles of light and shadow is to observe the impact of light on objects in real life. I often arrange objects outside my studio and watch (and record) the changing impact of the sun … Continue reading

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THE ARTIST’S STATEMENT


When given the opportunity, especially when I enter an art award, I like to add a written explanation of my artwork to ensure that the viewer (judge) can match his/her interpretation with mine. Most major art awards demand a written … Continue reading

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BRAVING THE COLD


Top: 3 Trees, Conara. Bottom: 5 Trees, Conara. Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. It’s been a particularly cold Winter here in Northern Tasmania, and I have preferred the warmth of my studio to the ‘great outdoors’. Last weekend was … Continue reading

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SURREAL


Stranger on the Shore, Tatlow’s Beach, Stanley Coloured pencil on pastel board   60 x 40 cm. My latest coloured pencil painting is the third in a series  featuring a pumpkin. I love the challenge of working with an everyday … Continue reading

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COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE


I have an article in the current edition of COLORED PENCIL, a monthly magazine produced in the US. I am impressed with the quality of the magazine and hope that my  4 page contribution will be of interest to their … Continue reading

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ALONG THE FENCE


I often travel some distance to get the ideas for my artwork. Last year I went as far as Darwin! But it’s all in a good cause and I enjoy the challenge. Today’s artwork is one that I did without … Continue reading

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CATHEDRALS


At 179 cm and 204 kg, I am a reasonably imposing figure, but standing in a rainforest I am totally insignificant. Here I stand, while trees tower over me, vines climb, the sun filters through, the birds sing, I am … Continue reading

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