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Tropical Abstract


“Tropical Abstract” 60 x 40 cms Luminance coloured pencils on Canson pastel board Own reference. Abstract coloured pencil art is, has and won’t ever be flavour of the month  with the vast majority of cp artists. Cp art is highly … Continue reading

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ART IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE


“Darwin Landscape” 40 x 80 cms, Luminance pencils on pastel board   In the world of coloured pencil art, abstraction is rarely featured. The majority of Cp artists prefer realism, photo-realism, intense detail and acute rendition of photographs as the … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT ART


  “My five-year-old could do that, and I reckon my dog would do no worse!” How many times have you heard that said about an abstract artwork? Maybe you’ve even said it yourself. Abstract art gets a very bad wrap … Continue reading

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A NEW DIRECTION


Sandstone patterns, Oatlands. Over the past few months I have been working on a series of artworks that have been inspired by the patterns of certain clay bricks. This began last February when I noticed a wall of unique looking … Continue reading

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TASMANIAN LANDSCAPE DNA


My latest coloured pencil painting featuring the pattern from a locally produced brick is now ready for framing. I am finding working with a ‘known’ object a lot easier and enjoyable than relying on my imagination and guess-work. Abstract art … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT LANDSCAPE


I love creating abstract art. It’s not that popular with cp lovers, especially buyers, but it’s so satisfying, even therapeutic to create. I can sit for hours at my drawing table and work quietly and patiently on any sized abstract. … Continue reading

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MORE ABSTRACTS


Two more abstracts from the Cataract Gorge in Launceston, Tasmania are featured today. Being each a section of a much larger rock pattern, they do not make for complete, balanced artworks in their own right, but I find them interesting … Continue reading

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