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MIDLANDS 8.


My 8th Midlands pastel painting is another example of ‘layering’. Areas of detail compliment areas of relative sparseness. This part of Tasmania never receives enough rain, hence the ‘dry’ look that much of the landscape has. Irrigation often results in … Continue reading

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MIDLANDS 7


My 7th pastel painting of Tasmania’s Midlands is a little more detailed than the other 6. I wanted to simplify the composition as much as I could, but I didn’t want to lose the integrity of the area in question. … Continue reading

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ZEN LANDSCAPE


My 6th pastel painting in my Midlands series is devoid of the usual detail that my work contains. It is true to say that lately my work has been about ‘less’ rather than ‘more’. On the way to Hobart (Tasmania’s … Continue reading

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A SPECIAL PLACE


Is there somewhere a place where you really feel “at home”, yet you don’t live there? I have a few including the Daintree and Chillagoe in Far North Queensland and the Derwent Valley in Tasmania. But there’s a part of … Continue reading

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