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

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on Jul 5, 2018 in: landscape

“Hyland’s Flat Deconstructed”. 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. Artist’s Statement: Situated just south of Conara, Hyland’s Flat is a tiny, barren plateau, often devoid...

“Autumn Sticks and Stones” 19 x 27.7 cms Supracolor pencils and Archival Ink Pen on 200 gsm paper. Own reference from Drawing 31 of Not Your Average Adult Colouring Book 2. I’m a member of a number of coloured pencil … Continue re...


on Jun 3, 2018 in: landscape

“Summer Landmarks” 60 x 80 cms Luminance, Museum Aquarelle, Supracolor coloured pencils & archival pen on Canson pastel board. Own reference & Imagination One of my favourite subjects is the Midlands area of Tasmania (Australia),...

As Good as a Holiday

on May 16, 2018

“Not a Neglected Landscape” (Lake St. Clair, Tasmania, Australia) Gouache & Archival pen on Canvas, 81 x 106 cms. I have been very productive so far this year, consistently completing 2 drawings each week, resulting in a large collect...

Crowdy Cairns

on Apr 24, 2018 in: balance, drawing

“Silent Stones, Crowdy Bay” 80 x 60 cms Luminance & Supracolor pencils on Canson pastel board. My own reference & imagination. This is not a post concerning the population of Cairns (Australia), instead, it’s about my fascinatio...

Back to Teaching

on Apr 2, 2018 in: design, drawing

I haven’t taught an art workshop since my 2-day class in Hobart last October, so it was about time I continued to ‘spread the gospel of coloured pencils’, this time in Port Macquarie. Things have been developing nicely of late … Continue...


on Mar 7, 2018 in: fantasy, landscape

Flight of Fantasy 60 x 80 cms Museum Aquarelle & Luminance coloured pencils on Canson pastel board Own reference. I have recently completed a drawing that I started 6 years ago. It was one of those drawings where I had … Continue reading &#...