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



“Silence at the Table” 70 x 50 cms: Prismacolor Pencils on Canson pastel board, own reference A lonely mug catches the morning light in a deserted room in a disused shearers’ quarters in Tasmania. The dusty room belies its hectic …...

SICK ART

on Sep 5, 2017 in: drawing

I’m currently staying at Dubbo in NSW (Australia) for 17 days. I have been unwell for most of the first 8, the result of a bout of asthma and a resulting cold. I suspect that I won’t be fit for … Continue reading →...

“To come away from an art store without buying anything is shameful”. Have you ever been guilty? Once I spent 2 hours in the framing section of an art store and forgot to buy something before I left! How can … Continue reading ͛...

BLOG AWARD

on Aug 26, 2017 in: blogging

Last week I was notified that my blog had been included in ‘the top 25 colored pencil blogs on the planet’. This was a total surprise, but one that I was both pleased and honoured to receive. Thank you Feedspot! http://blog.feedspot.com/...

  Ancient Landscape It’s been over 14 months since my wife and I left Tasmania to live in Far North Queensland, then in Port Macquarie since February. As you can imagine, moving to a completely different environment will inevitably have … Co...

What the Jigsaw

on Jul 15, 2017 in: landscape

“Climate Change Puzzle” 55 x 77 cms Luminance & Museum Acquarelle coloured pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. I’ve been keen on jigsaws for as long as I can remember and I’ve wanted to create my own for some … Co...

STOIC

on Jul 6, 2017 in: landscape

“Stoic” 60 x 40 cms Luminance coloured pencils on Canson pastel board Own reference. Hyland’s Flat, south of Conara in Tasmania’s Midlands is an area of tough, unrelenting landscape.Weather-beaten, its hardy terrain marked by bleached...