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CROSSING THE LINE


“Forest Floor, Tasmanian Highlands”  20 x 28 cms, Pablo coloured pencils on 190 gsm acid free paper Own reference and imagination. The tsunami of adult colouring books has subsided significantly in the past few months and there are many cp … 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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EVERY DETAIL IS IMPORTANT


It’s quite easy when painting to forget about the ‘tiny’ areas of your artwork, those that contain small objects that appear quite subtle and insignificant when compared to the larger objects on your canvas or paper. This is very true … Continue reading

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THEMES 5.


I have gathered a good collection of driftwood over the past 5 years or so, that have appeared in many of my drawings either as sticks or logs. A change of scale with these objects has realised a broad range of … Continue reading

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THEMES 4.


Sticks and Stones are another subject that I frequently visit. I have a good collection of both and from time to time I get them out and construct compositions which often end up as coloured pencil drawings. Some of my … Continue reading

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DRAGGING IT OUT


Another day, a little more detail. I have commenced to ‘drag’ the patterns from the rocks down to the bottom of the composition. For variation I have included two vertical sticks to break the repetitive nature of the pattern’s rhythm. … Continue reading

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ROCK DANCER


I’ve stopped coloured pencil drawing at night and now prefer to ‘doodle’ in my visual diary. Today’s image is a graphic interpretation of the rocks and sticks I have been working with lately. Can you see the figure dancing? Richard

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