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

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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 &#...

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on Feb 5, 2018 in: drawing

L: “Fragile Sentinels“ R: “Fragile Guardians” Both A4 in size, Supracolor pencils on Canson Paper, own references. It’s not uncommon when I’m home to sit in our lounge room after tea and draw while I’m watching televisio...


on Jan 2, 2018 in: colour, drawing

“Against the Flow” 80 x 60 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle coloured pencils on Canson Pastel Board Own references Happy New Year to Everyone! On one of my many visits to the Botanical Gardens in Cairns, I noticed a pile … Conti...

Top: “A Tropical Memory” Bottom: “Tropical Leaves” Both measure 60 x 80 cms, Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own references. The latter part of this year saw my work enter a very colourful pha...


on Nov 22, 2017 in: Art, colour, drawing

“A Cavalcade of Colour” 40 x 60 cms Luminance pencils on Canson pastel board, own reference. Early in November while I was in Cairns, I had the pleasure of meeting Cindy and Stuart Wider, both highly competent artists and co-founders R...

“The Landscapes of My Mind” 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. We all (most of the time) think and act differently (thank goodness). We come from different backgrounds, different life experiences...


on Nov 6, 2017

“Freedom” 60 x 80 cms Luminance & Museum Aquarelle pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference & imagination. I recently began a large drawing that is as much about the history of Tasmania (Australia) as it is about its landscap...