Category Archives: photorealism

In Town Tonight

“In Town Tonight” is an example of a small arrangement which I found within a larger composition. Occasionally a photo will be just perfect the way it is but most of my compositions are the result of cropping and then … Continue reading

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Oh! You Pretty Things

Three weeks ago I wrote  “I Do” – Art Relationships.  The post was about committing to creative endeavours generally and to this drawing in particular.  I admit that I began the drawing with no idea how I was going to pull it off – … Continue reading

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“I Do” – Art Relationships

It occurs to me that one doesn’t only form relationships with people.  Emotional investments (commitments) are made with each piece of art one creates.  “Am I ready to do this?  How much energy do I have?  Do I believe in this idea? … Continue reading

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Encounter

For the past month I have been working on “Encounter”.  The drawing came out of a combination of two photos I had taken back in spring, 2013.  In this drawing I take reality and spin it into a slightly different … Continue reading

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Spring Song

Exactly one week ago I was showing Ann Kullberg* around Kings Park.  This beautiful park is Perth’s botanic garden.  As we walked around, I told her that I had done a drawing of the spring wild flower display in 2012. … Continue reading

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Diamonds

The title of my drawing “Diamonds” refers to the diamond shapes in the footpath and also to the three maiko who walk upon them.  The elegance and grace of Satsuki, Katsutomo and Mameroku, coupled with their rich fabric ensembles, make them a vision to behold.  Even a thoroughly urban … Continue reading

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Rhapsody in Blue

Here I am back at rue de l’Echaudé.  I have walked a little further down the street than in my last drawing done in April (see below).  Now I am nearly at the corner of rue Jacob.  Saint Sulpice looms … Continue reading

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