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TV Drawing


L: “Fragile Sentinels“ R: “Fragile Guardians” Both A4 in size, Supracolor pencils on Canson Paper, own references. It’s not uncommon when I’m home to sit in our lounge room after tea and draw while I’m watching television (or is that … Continue reading

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TIME TO CHANGE


After 43 years of art practice, it’s time to make a change (or two). My trip to Central Australia reaffirmed what I had been thinking for sometime – my style of art needed to change. I was getting complacent, even … Continue reading

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BLACK & WHITE


This week I am teaching at the annual Cairns ARTescape conducted by the Cairns Art Society. I will bring you a report later next week. Over the coming weekend we will be moving to Innisfail for 6 weeks where I … Continue reading

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ART REVIEW: MUSICAL MOMENTS


Musical Moments by Suzanne Hennessy Most artists work in studios from photographs, their own sketches or their imagination. Some work outdoors “plein-air”, to capture a fleeting glimpse while others capture “the moment” indoors.Suzanne is a great example of the latter. … Continue reading

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WATER IN LINE 1.


Today’s images feature examples of water in line, using a biro. One of the disadvantages of using this medium is that there is little variation in the thickness of line. To compensate this I lay down many strokes side by … Continue reading

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THE VALUE OF LINE 1.


Artists should never underestimate the value and power of line. This really came home to me on Wednesday when I was putting the finishing touches to Suzanne Hennessy’s exhibition Musical Moments. As you will read in my exhibition review (coming … Continue reading

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