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TEACHING AT TOOWOOMBA


We are all different; we look at the same things, but we all see things differently. At the beginning of July I had the pleasure of conducting a five-day coloured pencil workshop at the McGregor Winter Arts Retreat in Toowoomba, … Continue reading

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DEDICATION OR OBSESSION?


For as long as I can remember I’ve based my artwork on the study and interpretation of themes. This has enabled me to come to know my subjects on a deeper level. I enjoy collecting, analyzing and at times, investigating … 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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A Ticket to Ride?


I came across the 2 coloured pencil drawings featured above while I was researching for an article that I’m writing for the UKCPS. What is interesting about them is that they are from the same area, but drawn some 20 … Continue reading

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CARBON TAX


Carbon Tacks Coloured pencil on pastel board   80 x 40 cm Global Warming is a huge issue here in Australia and opinions are varied from ‘true-believers’, those who say ‘no’ to those who are in denial (of most things). … Continue reading

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MARK-MAKING AS LANDSCAPE


Oatlands Landscape 1. Prismacolors on pastel board   80 x 40 cm Last week I completed the first in a new series of coloured pencil paintings of landscapes inspired by the markings on old sandstone blocks in the historic town … Continue reading

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BARK ABSTRACT


I posted a photo of this painting a couple of weeks ago. Since then I have spent some hours on it in order to get it completed, as it had sat in my rack for some time. It’s nearly there … Continue reading

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