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EVANDALE WORKSHOP


Last Saturday i conducted an art workshop at the historic village of Evandale, in Northern Tasmania. 13 participants undertook the task of creating abstracts using spray paint, stencils along with mixed media such as coloured pencils, oil pastels, felt pens … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS!


A few things have happened lately that I wish to share with you. 1. I’ve been asked to write for a new quarterly Australian Drawing magazine. I haven’t had the time yet to write my first article (drawing with a … Continue reading

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FRENCH OIL PASTELS


The other day I visited one of my favourite art shops, Philcam, intending to buy some Daler Rowney mount board. I was unsuccessful, but noticed some sets of oil pastels that I had not seen before. Wow, didn’t they look … Continue reading

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WHAY ARE ART MATERIALS SO EXPENSIVE? Part 2.


My friend Tomas from Lithuania, commented on my Blog the other day about artists having to give up working because they couldn’t afford art materials. I’m sure this does happen and that is very sad. There is a big difference … Continue reading

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SKETCHING


Today we celebrate Australia Day. The other day I found two sketches from the 1980s. I say ‘sketches’ rather than drawings because they were ‘quick’ to create. Top: A collection of objects above the high water mark at Greens Beach, … Continue reading

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