Tag Archives: Tasmania

KNOW YOUR SUBJECT WELL


Some of the drawings that I’ve done over the past 2 weeks. Each is 45 x 32 cms, Prismacolor, DerwentArtist’s and Luminance pencils on Canson Mi Teintes paper. I’ve received a few comments lately on Facebook regarding the speed at which … Continue reading

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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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TROPICAL LIGHT


“Rippling Light, Daintree Rainforest” 40 x 60 cms    Own Reference Luminance & Prismacolor pencils on Canson Pastel Board Landscape drawing and painting is challenging and involves the understanding, appreciation and mastery of a number elements and skills in order … Continue reading

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TROPICAL COLOURED PENCILS


10 weeks after leaving Tasmania and driving 4,000 klms to Cairns, we have settled in an apartment. I have finally got my ‘pop-up studio’ fitted-out with suitable furniture and equipment. I have a borrowed easel, thanks to the Cairns Art … Continue reading

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SOMETHING SPECIAL


“Cries of the Stonemasons” 120 x 82 cm framed – coloured pencil on pastel board From time to time I seek to produce a drawing that is strong enough to enter in a major art award. In entering these awards … Continue reading

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Can you speak ‘Sandstone’?


I usually work in themes, a collection of drawings based on the same topic. This doesn’t  mean that all my drawings look the same. The challenge is to provide a ‘link’ between each individual artwork. This is a great opportunity … Continue reading

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MONA


  Last week while in Hobart I visited MONA – the Museum of Old and New Art, in the northern suburb of Berridale. This is no ordinary ‘house of art’, and one shouldn’t be fooled by the sight (top photo) … Continue reading

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