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BIG ART


How big are your paintings? Do you enjoy creating big artworks? Most coloured pencil artists prefer smaller artworks and there’d be a number of reasons. 1. Working with coloured pencils can be physically demanding and very ┬átime – consuming. 2. … Continue reading

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AN ABSTRACT IN THE TROPICS WIP 2.


My latest work, an abstract drawing, is starting to take shape. There are 3 distinct ‘layers’ that I want to relate to each other before this drawing is deemed to be completed. This certainly has been a test of my … Continue reading

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ARTescape Part 6.


Gioia’s lovely coloured pencil painting was inspired by a visit to the Flecker Gardens during the recent Cairns ARTescape. I love this artwork because it has a wonderful balance of realism and abstraction. There are areas of mystery that enables … Continue reading

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BRUNY ISLAND DRAWING 2.


I’ve been busy since my first post concerning this drawing of the view through a gap in a sandstone cliff on Bruny Island. I now have enough basic information to begin concentrating on building up the tone and texture. The … Continue reading

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DRAWING ROCKS 2.


It’s been a tumultuous time for me since last Friday’s night’s art prize win, but I have managed to grab some quality time and develop my latest drawing a little further. Sometimes I have completed each rock in turn, but … Continue reading

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