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ON HOLY GROUND


On Holy Ground        WIP Prismacolour pencils on pastel board   80 x 40 cm The sixth abstract painting in my ‘brick series’, is the result of me noticing a very interesting brick in a wall of the Trinity … Continue reading

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ROCKS AS STILL-LIFE


 A still-life is basically a group of objects arranged in a balanced composition. That being so, many of my drawings that feature rocks can be considered as still-life studies. Some of my drawings are ‘in situ’, but I also enjoy … Continue reading

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ROCKS AND RELIGION


Rocks feature prominently in the Bible and have great symbolic meaning from stoning in the Old Testament, to ‘Upon this rock, I will build my church”, said by Jesus Christ in the New Testament. I see rocks as the building … Continue reading

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TWO MEANINGS


We’re off to Darwin tomorrow for 7 nights, so I thought I’d take the opportunity of presenting a series of posts showing some of the ways I have employed the subject of ‘rocks’ in my art. Today I want to … Continue reading

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MY GLOVER DIARY: Entry 2.


A symbol is introduced… I’m still working on my first panel and I’ve spent a deal of time thinking through a number of options.   My biggest issue at present is that there’s too much ‘white’ on the panel. The … Continue reading

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SOMETHING DIFFERENT – WIP


I have decided to take a break from my current series on rocks and try something a little different. Okay, there is one rock in this drawing, but that’s the only one! This idea came from one of my digital … Continue reading

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