artkleko's weblog

Blog URL:http://artkleko.wordpress.com
Blog Tags:coloured pencils, abstract art, symbolism, landscapes, Christianity, art classes
Country:Australia
State/Province:Tasmania
Location:Launceston

In this blog I share my journey as a coloured pencil artist, teacher and critic.



Latest Blog Posts



“The Landscapes of My Mind” 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. We all (most of the time) think and act differently (thank goodness). We come from different backgrounds, different life experiences...

FREEDOM

on Nov 6, 2017

“Freedom” 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference & imagination. I recently began a large drawing that is as much about the history of Tasmania (Australia) as it is about its landscap...

Last weekend I conducted a Caran d’Ache coloured pencil workshop with members of the Stitching & Beyond group in Hobart. I had been looking forward to this workshop for months due to the challenging and diverse work that the group … Conti...

“Landscape Warming” 44 x 60 cms – Luminance & Museum Acquarelle pencils on Canson Mi Teintes paper. Own reference. Lately I have returned to one of my favourite art themes, ‘Climate Change’, the result of a renewed interest...

“Silence at the Table” 70 x 50 cms: Prismacolor Pencils on Canson pastel board, own reference A lonely mug catches the morning light in a deserted room in a disused shearers’ quarters in Tasmania. The dusty room belies its hectic …...

SICK ART

on Sep 5, 2017 in: drawing

I’m currently staying at Dubbo in NSW (Australia) for 17 days. I have been unwell for most of the first 8, the result of a bout of asthma and a resulting cold. I suspect that I won’t be fit for … Continue reading →...

“To come away from an art store without buying anything is shameful”. Have you ever been guilty? Once I spent 2 hours in the framing section of an art store and forgot to buy something before I left! How can … Continue reading ͛...