Tag Archives: texture

CAIRNS ARTescape Part 3.


Day 3. at the recent Cairns ARTescape began with my class completing their monochromatic paintings. This task was well handled by everyone, with a few standouts. The main aim of the day was to introduce ‘visual awareness’ in the form … Continue reading

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EXHIBITION UPDATE


My exhibition in Launceston that opens on March 3 next year is fast approaching. Over the past few days I have been reviewing the work I have completed and have decided to add a few more to my ‘collection’. I’m … Continue reading

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AGEING


The ageing process is always with us. The longer we live, the more we age. The older we get, the more we think about ageing. What was once so easy to do now becomes a real effort or is no … Continue reading

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SINGLE SUBJECTS


I am currently working on several paintings that feature single rocks. Some are for symbolic reasons, while others are due to their patterns or textures that (in my eyes) were stand-outs on my recent 12 month stay on the mainland. … Continue reading

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BIRO DRAWING


The humble biro is a great drawing tool. Its versatility makes it an important weapon in an artist’s arsenal. Today’s featured drawings were all done on cartridge paper with an extra sheet of paper underneath that acted as a cushion … Continue reading

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WATER IN LINE


Nearly all of my art is in colour, but now and then I like to draw using only line. It’s how I started my art over 50 years ago and it’s still something I enjoy. Drawing this way is about … Continue reading

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MY GLOVER DIARY: Update 3.


Three weeks have passed since I last spoke about my plans for an entry in next year’s Glover Art Prize. During that time I have moved from Innisfail to Cairns and in between, spent a week in Darwin. Travelling and … Continue reading

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