Tag Archives: Symbolism

MUG SERIES


Lately on Facebook I have been posting some of the paintings that feature an enamel mug, and I was asked to post photos of the series. I have included both photos and text. I had visited the historic faming property … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS CARD DESIGN


“Festive Landscape” 21 x 42 cm – Prismacolor pencils on pastel board As part of my support for the Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, I have designed a Christmas Card for their annual ‘The Art of Christmas’, a fund-raiser that will … Continue reading

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INTERPRETATION


Summer Landscape, Norfolk Plains   Most of my artwork is based upon my interpretation of the Australian landscape. Over the past 40 years I have incorporated a number of themes and techniques in my work. Each artist has an individual … Continue reading

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2012: My Blog Review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 220,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about … Continue reading

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BUSHFIRE UPDATE


I have now passed the ‘half-way’ mark in my depiction and tribute to the tragic 1967 bushfires in southern Tasmania. This painting is from memory and more about symbolism than factual realism. After 45 years and without any reference photos … Continue reading

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A QUESTION OF BALANCE


Balance Prismacolors on pastel board   60 cm x 40 cm It’s been a productive time since my return from my 12 month holiday. I am currently working on my 5th painting and I have taken the time to put … Continue reading

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MEDIUM VERSUS MESSAGE


Never in our world’s history have we seen so many people involved in art. From professionals, to serious amateurs and hobby painters, everybody wants to get into art  (or so it seems). But why do they do it? Some want … Continue reading

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