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CAIRNS ARTescape Part 3.


Day 3. at the recent Cairns ARTescape began with my class completing their monochromatic paintings. This task was well handled by everyone, with a few standouts. The main aim of the day was to introduce ‘visual awareness’ in the form … Continue reading

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THE WILD ONE


    Fantasy Landscape 2.   60 x 40 cm – Prismacolors and archival pen. I live in a conservative part of the world, was brought up in a conservative family and I led a conservative working life. Since I … Continue reading

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ANOTHER BRICK FROM THE WALL


Austral Brick Landscape DNA Prismacolors on pastel board   80 x 40 cm I am involved in 3 exhibitions this month. The first  (Art of Norfolk Plains)is currently running and it’s the exhibition where I won the major prize. The … Continue reading

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UPSIDE DOWN ABSTRACT


Sand Forest, Cow Bay   WIP   60 x 40cm   Prismacolor pencils on pastel board On Monday my wife Val, looked at my current painting and remarked that it looked better upside down, and she was right!     … Continue reading

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NATURAL ABSTRACT 2.


In preparation for a workshop next month, I came across this abstract that is another in my series of “abstracts from nature”. It isn’t fully resolved, but there’s enough information for one to understand what’s ‘going on’. This painting is … Continue reading

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ARTescape Part 4.


I watched Jan create this drawing following a visit to the Fernery at the Flecker Gardens. This rather feminine coloured pencil work is a mixture of symbolism and pattern. Its composition  is very pleasing to the eye. The colours respond … Continue reading

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THE ROCK


The second of 3 drawings that I have been working on of late is finally gaining some momentum. Being only a few centimetres in size, it hasn’t been as straight forward as one may think. Fortunately I have both a … Continue reading

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