Tag Archives: light

Can ‘Silence’ be Drawn?


“Silence at the Table” 70 x 50 cms: Prismacolor Pencils on Canson pastel board, own reference A lonely mug catches the morning light in a deserted room in a disused shearers’ quarters in Tasmania. The dusty room belies its hectic … Continue reading

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FINDING THE RIGHT ANSWER


“Floating, Flecker Gardens” 40 x 60 cms Luminance pencils on Canson Pastel Board Everyone at some time or another wants answers to questions. They can range from “What is the meaning of life?” to, “What is the key to happiness?”, … Continue reading

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CORCD


“Mersey River Rocks” 32 x 45 cms Museum Aquarelle, Prismacolor, Polychromos, Luminance & Derwent Artist’s pencils on Mi Teintes paper. Own reference. Do you suffer from CORCD? I do. “Compulsive, Obsessive Rock Collector’s Disorder” has been with me for many … Continue reading

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A Ticket to Ride?


I came across the 2 coloured pencil drawings featured above while I was researching for an article that I’m writing for the UKCPS. What is interesting about them is that they are from the same area, but drawn some 20 … Continue reading

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DOES YOUR ENVIRONMENT INFLUENCE YOUR ART?


Top: “The Secret Lake” Bottom: “The Secret Stream” Both 40 x 60 cms, coloured pencil on pastel board. Own references. This coming weekend, my wife and I are heading to Alice Springs in Central Australia for a week’s holiday. We … Continue reading

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TROPICAL LIGHT


“Rippling Light, Daintree Rainforest” 40 x 60 cms    Own Reference Luminance & Prismacolor pencils on Canson Pastel Board Landscape drawing and painting is challenging and involves the understanding, appreciation and mastery of a number elements and skills in order … Continue reading

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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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