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ARE ARTISTS TOO RELIANT ON PHOTOS?


Research for my latest coloured pencil drawing. Recently I asked, “How would cp (coloured pencil) artists (and most other artists for that matter) cope if there weren’t photos to use a s reference material?” The responses I received were both … Continue reading

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CORCD


“Mersey River Rocks” 32 x 45 cms Museum Aquarelle, Prismacolor, Polychromos, Luminance & Derwent Artist’s pencils on Mi Teintes paper. Own reference. Do you suffer from CORCD? I do. “Compulsive, Obsessive Rock Collector’s Disorder” has been with me for many … 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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VISUAL DIARIES


I don’t know how many visual diaries I have and I don’t know where they all are. My first experience with them goes back to my days at art school. Being a letter writer, I enjoyed recording my ideas and … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN MIDLANDS


Earlier in the week I completed a series of 5 pastel paintings featuring aspects of Tasmania’s Southern Midlands. This was my first serious foray in pastels for a very long time, but after 10 days’ work I had reached my … Continue reading

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MIDLANDS PROJECT


  I am currently working on several art projects with a variety of challenges and expected completion dates. Some of these projects are tied to themes and are therefore ongoing.   One particular project that I began about 3 weeks … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE CLEANSING


Near Kempton 40 x 30 cm Prismacolors on pastel board My good friend Kevin Crase is both a gifted teacher and photographer. One technique that Kevin employs is of great interest to me. Photo Cleansing involves the removal of any … Continue reading

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