Tag Archives: medium

CROSSING THE LINE


“Forest Floor, Tasmanian Highlands”  20 x 28 cms, Pablo coloured pencils on 190 gsm acid free paper Own reference and imagination. The tsunami of adult colouring books has subsided significantly in the past few months and there are many cp … Continue reading

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VIVA LA DIFFERENCE!


Northern Tasmanian Landscape DNA 2. Prismacolors on pastel board   80 x 40 cm There’s a lot more to art than meets the eye of an art patron, or anyone who visits a gallery, for that matter. Artists aren’t small … Continue reading

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IT’S NOT ABOUT THE MEDIUM


For many artists, working in a single medium is popular and regularly practised. There is no doubt that many of these artists become experts in what they do. Careful selection of each subject will (usually) result in success. Choosing what … Continue reading

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MEDIUM VERSUS MESSAGE


Never in our world’s history have we seen so many people involved in art. From professionals, to serious amateurs and hobby painters, everybody wants to get into art  (or so it seems). But why do they do it? Some want … Continue reading

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PASTEL NOT PENCIL


Shells, Scamander, East Coast. Faber Castell Pastels on Canson Paper Coloured pencils are not the answer for every two dimensional idea an artist has. It certainly has its limitations and as a cp artist I am fully aware of what … Continue reading

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THE MESSAGE, NOT THE MEDIUM


Afternoon Light, Mt. William National Park. In the 1960s I remember Canadian Marshall McLuan and his famous expression, “the medium is the message”. His influence in the world of media is well documented and he predicted the World Wide Web about … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT ART 2.


The particular drawing I am presently working on is highly detailed and it will be revealed in tomorrow’s blog post. It’s so full of information that I can only concentrate on one small section at a time. At times I … Continue reading

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