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



ART IS A GREAT HEALER

on Dec 5, 2016 in: Art, drawing

“Healing Cream” 83 x 148 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. The therapeutic benefits of the art making process are recognised by all who practise the visual arts. Often it is the process of creation that gives...

“Forest Floor, Tasmanian Highlands”  20 x 28 cms, Pablo coloured pencils on 190 gsm acid free paper Own reference and imagination. The tsunami of adult colouring books has subsided significantly in the past few months and there are many...

A Ticket to Ride?

on Oct 19, 2016 in: ideas, landscape, peace

I came across the 2 coloured pencil drawings featured above while I was researching for an article that I’m writing for the UKCPS. What is interesting about them is that they are from the same area, but drawn some 20 … Continue reading →...

This is my set-up for drawing on the balcony. The  drawings featured are the first in a new series that explores the abstract nature of the natural environment. Top: “Flecker Gardens Abstract”, Bottom: “Daintree Reflection”.

LUMINANCE PENCILS

on Sep 20, 2016 in: Art, drawing, landscape

“Tamar Valley Sky”, 27 x 35 cms Luminance coloured pencils on Canson pastel board, own reference. I have 28 brands of coloured pencils in my collection of around 3,ooo, but my favourite by far, is Luminance. Why? Lightfastness is very …...

“Tamar Valley Sky”, 27 x 35 cms Luminance coloured pencils on Canson pastel board, own reference. I have 28 brands of coloured pencils in my collection of around 3,ooo, but my favourite by far, is Luminance. Why? Lightfastness is very …...

Top: “The Secret Lake” Bottom: “The Secret Stream” Both 40 x 60 cms, coloured pencil on pastel board. Own references. This coming weekend, my wife and I are heading to Alice Springs in Central Australia for a week’s holi...