Tag Archives: Tasmania

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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LANDSCAPE PRECIS


The past 2 weeks has been very rewarding for me in my quest to develop a sound portfolio to select a body of work for my next one-man show in March. It took me some time to decide what my … Continue reading

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SIMPLY SIMPLE


      North East Pastoral  60 x 30 cm – Prismacolors on pastel board My journey of simplifying my landscape subjects continues. I am now at the stage where if I go any further, my work will acquire ‘Zen’ … Continue reading

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THE GREAT WESTERN TIERS


For an island of its size, Tasmania is well endowed with mountains. They aren’t high by world standards (Mt. Ossa at 1670 m being the highest), but they are visually charming, with great appeal for landscape artists. The Great Western … Continue reading

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