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GOODBYE TASMANIA


“I am an Island: Self-Portrait” 2012 40 x 60 cms, Prismacolor pencils on pastel board. Private collection, Launceston. Before the end of the month, my wife, Val and I, will be leaving Tasmania to live in Cairns. We have visited … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape 2014


Last week I was  a tutor at the 9th annual Cairns ARtescape, an initiative of the Cairns Art Society. This was my third workshop and once again it was a most enjoyable and rewarding experience. For the second year I … Continue reading

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JUST ADD ‘SKY’


  Over the past week I have added 3 more coloured pencil paintings to my list for selection in my exhibition next March. The theme is ‘landscape cleansing’, where each landscape has had a certain amount of detail/information removed. I … Continue reading

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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 4.


The fifth and final day of this year’s Cairns ARTescape began in earnest. My dedicated group of beginners had the task of completing a major piece of work by the end of the day in time for inclusion in the … Continue reading

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RESEARCH & PREPARATION


    My drawing table is ready for a new series of paintings… I’m aiming to further develop images from Central Australia in a surreal way. I have completed several paintings to date, but I’m curious to see if I … Continue reading

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ABSTRACTING TULIPS


I have enjoyed a successful fortnight working for my next one-man show, this time at the Brave Art Gallery in Longford, Tasmania. I aim to produce a series of ‘cleansed’ landscapes, some of which border on the abstract due to … Continue reading

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DIGITAL ART


Most of my artwork is rendered in coloured pencil, but I do from time to time, work in paint and digital media. The latter is of particular interest to me. I have a photo blog  where I post examples of … Continue reading

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