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I am a visual artist (Bachelor of Arts - Drawing) with a strong interest in botanical imagery and portraiture.

I love drawing and am never happier than when working on paper with a pencil in hand. My practice is primarily concerned with close observation, fine detail, and the "transformation" which occurs during this often intense process. I find plants in their myriad forms, colours and textures - particularly fascinating.

In 2009 my "Phormium cookianum" (seed pod study) was juried into the prestigious Society of Botanical Artist's Annual Open Exhibition in London UK. I have also been a selected entrant at the Margaret Flockton International Award Exhibition for Scientific Botanical Illustration - Sydney, Australia on several occasions. In addition, I have been a regular (juried) exhibitor at the prestigious Canberra Botanical (AU) and the Australian…

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  • Joined January 5, 2011

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paper, pencil, watercolour, charcoal, pen and ink, clay

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About

I am a visual artist (Bachelor of Arts - Drawing) with a strong interest in botanical imagery and portraiture.

I love drawing and am never happier than when working on paper with a pencil in hand. My practice is primarily concerned with close observation, fine detail, and the "transformation" which occurs during this often intense process. I find plants in their myriad forms, colours and textures - particularly fascinating.

In 2009 my "Phormium cookianum" (seed pod study) was juried into the prestigious Society of Botanical Artist's Annual Open Exhibition in London UK. I have also been a selected entrant at the Margaret Flockton International Award Exhibition for Scientific Botanical Illustration - Sydney, Australia on several occasions. In addition, I have been a regular (juried) exhibitor at the prestigious Canberra Botanical (AU) and the Australian Botanical Art Society's Annual Award Exhibition.

Influential artists and artworks include Lucian Freud, Max Beckmann, Dega's monotypes - botanical artists Brigid Edwards, Peta Stockton and the photographs of Karl Blossfeldt and August Sander.

For the opportunity to view or purchase a selection of my designs on fabric and wallpaper - please visit www.spoonflower.com/profiles/worksonpaperart

You can also follow me on facebook - www.facebook.com/worksonpaperart

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