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WILD COLOUR


  When it comes to colour variation I’m rather conservative due to my subject matter, the Tasmanian landscape. However, when I ‘break free’ and draw other subjects, my palette is quite different. Most of my art is based on observation, … Continue reading

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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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A NEW DIRECTION


Sandstone patterns, Oatlands. Over the past few months I have been working on a series of artworks that have been inspired by the patterns of certain clay bricks. This began last February when I noticed a wall of unique looking … Continue reading

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PAINTING 34.


Avoca Beach 6. Prismacolors on pastel board    40 x 15.5cm I spent a few hours in my studio yesterday working on a 4th small abstract to compliment the 2 large ones that I have included in my exhibition next … 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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A LITTLE BIT SURREAL


It’s nice now and then to break away from the art you are doing and ‘push the boat out’. During my series, ‘Bread’, I combined my love of (at the time) all things bread and waterfalls. Today’s featured work is … Continue reading

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ROCKS FROM THE GARDEN OF EDEN


Here are some of the rocks that I photographed near where we stayed in Darwin. Don’t they look superb! I love the colours, but I’m particularly taken with the many shapes that appear on the rocks. I have so much … Continue reading

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SUMMIT REACHED


Mountain 120 x 80 cm Polychromos and Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board At last, I have climbed my mountain! After several weeks of trial, tribulation and sore fingers, I have completed another drawing in my Salamanca series. This one … Continue reading

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MOUNTAIN: UPDATE 4.


A weekend free from drawing has been most beneficial to my hands resulting in some quality drawing time this week on my latest work, Mountain. There is a fine line between obsession and dedication and lately I seem to have … Continue reading

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BREAD IS BACK!


I’ve been undertaking some more research on my Bread theme lately and at some stage I plan to create some more drawings that explore this theme further. I am fortunate to have the sponsorship of a local bakery, and I … Continue reading

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