Tag Archives: research

Fast but not Furious


  “Some of my Favourite Things” 40 x 60 cms – 2 days to complete. It’s always nice to get comments about one’s work when it is posted on the Internet. I use Facebook, WordPress, Linkedin and Instagram for featuring … Continue reading

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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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KNOW YOUR SUBJECT WELL


Some of the drawings that I’ve done over the past 2 weeks. Each is 45 x 32 cms, Prismacolor, DerwentArtist’s and Luminance pencils on Canson Mi Teintes paper. I’ve received a few comments lately on Facebook regarding the speed at which … Continue reading

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PENCILS PASSION PAIN


“Landscape Debris, Lake St Clair”  WIP 80 x 37cm – Coloured Pencil on Pastel Board Coloured pencils have been my preferred medium for the past 26 years. During this time I have come to know my medium well, but I’m … 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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IS IT FINISHED?


Creating any artwork is often a long journey. With any journey there is a beginning and an end, but how does one know when to stop? When planning any artwork, not only does the image appear along with statements, notes, … Continue reading

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