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



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...

What’s your favourite art subject/s? Why? Have you ever stopped to evaluate what you like to draw and paint? Are you a person who loves to work outdoors (plein-air) or do you confine yourself to a studio or a similar … Continue reading →...

GREEN GOLD

on Nov 7, 2018 in: colour, drawing, ideas, landscape

I recently travelled from Launceston to Hobart during an 8-day stay in Tasmania, Australia’s island state. On this occasion I was a passenger and I used the opportunity to take about 90 photos with my iPhone as we passed by … Continue reading...

THE CHANGE IS MADE

on Sep 2, 2018 in: Art, drawing

Recent Landscapes. (each 30 x 40 cms) When I was a student at Art School in Tasmania (last century) I was strongly drawn to simplified, hard-edged abstract art, particularly in painting. Maybe I ‘peaked’ too soon, as 10 years later … Contin...

Following the success of my first adult colouring book I decided to produce a second, this time an online version, but one that is different in that you get to choose 18 drawings from a collection of 40. The drawings … Continue reading →...