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 LAST HURRAH

on May 6, 2019 in: artist, drawing

“The Last Hurrah”, 80 x 60 cms Luminance pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference & imagination. This coloured pencil drawing is a scene of utter carnage, but I’ve deliberately expressed it as a celebration of the natural cycle...

AUTUMN CASCADE

on Apr 28, 2019 in: colour, drawing, landscape

“Autumn Cascade” 80 x 60 cms. Luminance pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference. Autumn is my favourite season, one that is highlighted by wonderful changes in colour, especially here in Australia and particularly in its southern re...

“Conara Landscape” 40 x 80 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel Board Finalist, 2014 Bay of Fires Art Prize. Do you ever suffer from Artist’s Block, that moment in your creative journey where you run out of ideas, inspiration and m...

For as long as I can remember I’ve based my artwork on the study and interpretation of themes. This has enabled me to come to know my subjects on a deeper level. I enjoy collecting, analyzing and at times, investigating … Continue reading ...

FRAME TESTING

on Mar 4, 2019 in: drawing, landscape

“A Hint of Spring” How does one know what frame will suit their latest drawing? Do you have a supply of frames ‘ready to go’ in your studio? Do you frame everything the same way? Do you have a reliable … Continue reading →...

Like many Tasmanians and tourists alike, I’m fascinated with a group of 8 Roman Cypress trees that can be seen on a small plateau (Hyland’s Flat), just south of Conara in Tasmania’s Midlands. Against the surrounding landscape they appear rather...

TROPICAL FLOW

on Dec 19, 2018 in: colour, drawing, landscape

“Tropical Flow” 60 x 80 cms Luminance, Prismalo & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference. Despite having lived in Cairns for 2 extended periods, having to battle the high humidity in the Wet season was bad enou...