June 14, 2020

To begin a large format drawing in graphite you need a few things... one is passion, a passion for drawing and a passion for your subject. This comes easily for me as I love drawing and when I choose  African wildlife as my inspiration. 

Secondly you need dedicatio...

February 17, 2020

 "Moonlight Drink" 12"x 9" Ploychromos on Strathmore Artagain

The theme for my most recent workshop was "Drawing white on a black surface", an interesting and very different subject for not only coloured pencil but for graphite as well, as it is the opposite process in...

December 29, 2016

I was so delighted to receive a phone call today to say that I had sold my first two pieces through the new gallery at Myrtleford, Victoria after it being open only a few months. My charcoal drawing of defiant mother elephant called 'Defender' and a small colour pencil...

June 1, 2016

The colour pencil lion is finally finished and I spent far too long on him but felt I needed to so that I captured the structure of his face and attained the 3 dimensional look that I was after and in the end, I was happy with the result. As I worked away, I thought ab...

May 23, 2016

It doesn't matter how often I enter art exhibitions, it is always such a thrill to receive the email that says "Congratulations, your artwork has been accepted into... " This year I have set my goals on a few high level art exhibitions and the acceptance last week into...

September 13, 2014

I have just returned from a few weeks away in the USA. Part of my trip was visiting one of my very favourite places on this earth, that is Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Not only is the landscape spectacular, so is the wildlife and the peace and tranquilit...

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