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TASMANIAN LANDSCAPE DNA


My latest coloured pencil painting featuring the pattern from a locally produced brick is now ready for framing. I am finding working with a ‘known’ object a lot easier and enjoyable than relying on my imagination and guess-work. Abstract art … Continue reading

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THE FUTURE?


It’s not long before we arrive back in Tasmania after our 12 month ‘gap year’ trip on the Australian mainland. It has been a wonderful experience for Val and I and I can honestly say that it has been life-changing. … Continue reading

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BIRO DRAWING


The humble biro is a great drawing tool. Its versatility makes it an important weapon in an artist’s arsenal. Today’s featured drawings were all done on cartridge paper with an extra sheet of paper underneath that acted as a cushion … Continue reading

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THE DOOR


In my forthcoming book SILENCE, I detail the creation of my best coloured pencil painting to date, Silence at the Table. The room that was the subject of the drawing is the ‘pivotal player’ in the book. The door that … Continue reading

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RUSTY MUG


For sometime I have been noticing that ‘rusty mug’ has been a popular topic from people undertaking searches on the Internet. I’m not sure why this topic is as popular as it is, but it’s also been one of my … 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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WHICH WAY IS RIGHT?


At Cheshunt, I came across a superb block of stone above a door on one of the outbuildings. I was impressed by the stone’s ancient look, the chisel marks and texture. This is the sort of subject matter that is … Continue reading

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