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MOTIVATION


One of (if not the greatest) challenges all artists face is the ability to be suitably motivated to create a piece of artwork. There are numerous factors to consider and sitting here at Trinity Beach on a typical tropical morning … Continue reading

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POSITIVE & NEGATIVE 1.


Today is the first in a series of posts about positive and negative shapes and spaces. We see positive as being the shape or presence of an object and negative as the spaces between objects. But there is another way … Continue reading

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I’VE BEEN PUBLISHED!


Last year I received an email from Kennedy Publishing in the US, asking me if I was interested in being featured in a book titled the BEST OF ARTISTS WORLDWIDE Charcoal, Pastel and Pencil. I did some research to see … Continue reading

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BLACKLEAD PENCILS Part 4.


I prefer subjects that are enveloped in strong light and shadows for my blacklead pencil drawings and today’s post features three examples where shadows are dominant. TOP: A cottage near Perth in Tasmania’s North. MIDDLE: A farm-house at Upper Blessington. … Continue reading

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