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



COVID-19 & ART

on Apr 6, 2020

The world is currently at war with a silent, but deadly enemy that has up to this point in time, reached almost every country. These are difficult times, indeed scary times and the impact of COVID-19 has already had a … Continue reading →...

ART STUDIO

on Mar 5, 2020 in: artist

This is my first post since returning from the Australian mainland. Moving house, particularly interstate isn’t fun, in fact, it can be rather stressful!After 44 months away I’m finally back in my studio and I’m so happy to return to … Co...

“Those Trees.” 5 panels, each 19 x 57 cms. Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. My favourite coloured pencil drawing for 2019 was a series of 5 that I’ve had mounted and framed as a  single entry for … Conti...

DERWENT LIGHTFAST 100

on Oct 14, 2019

“Colour Rush.”   A4 size Derwent Lightfast pencils on Canson 240 gsm paper. Own reference. The recent release of 28 new colours has seen the Derwent Lightfast coloured pencil range reach 100. Will there be anymore to come? Maybe another...

“Mersey River Stones.” 40 x 60 cms Derwent Lightfast pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. As soon as they had been released, I was keen to try Derwent’s latest range of coloured pencils. With the name ‘Lightfast’, it was &...

LANDSCAPE DNA

on Aug 16, 2019

“Norfolk Plains DNA” 40 x 80 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. Winner of the Norfolk Plains Art Prize 2013.   In the mid 1950s I was given a box of Australian made Builda Brix by my … Continue readi...

“Coastal Rocks”40 x 60 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson Pastel Board. Own reference. Today’s featured coloured pencil drawing happens to be my biggest selling print as a greeting card not only in Australia, but overseas. For some reaso...