Tag Archives: texture

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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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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DIGITAL ABSTRACT


I had a very profitable day yesterday which resulted in some quality drawing time, research and blogging. I will post an update of my latest drawing of rocks at Cow Bay, on Friday. I have also commenced another drawing, this … Continue reading

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LAYERING


One of the techniques used to create a coloured pencil painting involves layering. This is where a number of layers of coloured pencil is applied to build up the colour to its required depth. This usually means applying the pencil … Continue reading

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SHADOWS ARE YOUR FRIENDS 1.


Last Friday I conducted a very successful art class that was based upon the study and appreciation of shadows. I have some excellent work to share with you, but it won’t be until this coming Friday. On Saturday my wonderful … Continue reading

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DARK ENOUGH FOR THE LIGHT


Silent Light, has become a difficult drawing to ‘finish’. I have a habit of leaving work that is finished or nearly so, on my easel next to my drawing table. This gives me the opportunity of casually looking at the … Continue reading

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DRAWING ROCKS 4.


After a break of a week, my latest rock drawing is beginning to become more three dimensional and textured. This is the ‘fun’ part of the drawing. The hard work of getting the composition into proportion has been done. The … Continue reading

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