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Moving the Cattle – Quipolly
To achieve the best results, I commenced the painting with the attitude ‘this is going to be the best painting I have attempted up to this date’. The following steps have worked for me. I have developed them over the past 40 years. However, individua
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Hours of Observing
Tanzania in East Africa was Louise Derry’s birthplace. Her home these days is in far north Queensland. She has earned an arts degree in ‘Art, Design and Technology’ which combined a variety of art modules including pottery; printmaking; fabrics; silv
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Materials
• Canvas board 76 x 51 cm. • Artists’ oil paints: Titanium White (TW); Cobalt Blue (CB) or Ultramarine Blue; Yellow Ochre (YO); Cadmium Yellow (CY); Permanent Magenta (PM) or Crimson Lake; Indian Red (IR); Cadmium Red (CR); Burnt Umber (BU) or Burnt
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Endeavour Evening Glow
I’ve chosen this subject for several reasons. It has all the elements I love in a view: An elevated perspective, a vast panorama, a wide expanse of water reflecting the colours of the ever changing sky. I couldn’t ask for more. I will doubtless paint
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Elena Parashko Gallery
Elena Parashko Gallery was established in 2004 – initially as an online gallery at www.elenaparashko.com – and has since evolved into much more. Beginning with an online gallery was an affordable and manageable way to establish myself as an emerging
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Master Hints And Tips
• When a pastel painting is complete, use glasseine paper and – with a credit card – swipe the whole surface, pressing firmly. This helps to hold the pastel and prevent any fallout of odd specks of colour. • Be passionate about what you are painting.
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The Old Days
The country town of Inverell is home to Laurence Moore. As an artist, he has enjoyed significant success in his local area and has become well known in the community. “I never used to paint,” he admits. “But I loved drawing. Especially old shacks, ru
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Homage to Beauty
I was born in Sydney, and moved to the New South Wales Central Coast where I spent my childhood as part of a large family on a small hobby farm surrounded by grassy paddocks and bushland. For as long as I can remember, I loved drawing. I spent lots o
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Waiting For The Postman
I remember, as a child, waiting for the postman with my brothers and sister. Along with the daily mail, the postman would deliver a loaf of bread. By the time we got back to the house, four corners would be missing from the loaf. But we laughed all t
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The Guardian
My aim was to create a hot, dusty sunset in Africa – based on a single photograph of an elephant from Dubbo zoo. Her flared ears and prominent right forefoot inspired the idea of a matriach protecting her family from strangers in her homeland. The pa
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Materials
• Canvas 50 x 60 cm. • Jo Sonja’s Artists’ Colours: Napthol Red Light; Naples Yellow Hue; Royal Blue; Black; White; Brilliant Green; Cool Yellow. • Brushes: Number 4 and Number 12 Sable; Number 10 liner brush; a medium round brush; a small round Sabl
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Master Hints And Tips
• A pastel artwork is described as a ‘painting’ if the image covers the whole piece of paper, even when there is no use of the pastel in a wet form or the use of paint brushes. When there is a large portion of the paper remaining, it is referred to a
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Master Hints And Tips
• Use plenty of water and don’t overload your brushes. • I never start a painting when I’m moody, because it won’t work. • Always view your work from a distance, side to side. A useful trick is to take a cardboard tube; close one eye; and view your w
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Artists’ Canvas And Other Substrates
A unique and beautiful pastel support available is the premium quality Schmincke Sansfix pastel paper. Prepared on 360gsm acid free paper, the superfine coating of grit on the surface allows layers and layers of pastel to be put down – whilst retaini
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Painting Compulsion
Johannesburg in South Africa was my birthplace. I now live at Heidelberg in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, and I paint full-time. I attended Rhodes University at Grahamstown, to study for a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, tutored by Profess
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Materials
• Arches Pastel and Fusain Laid Paper, 29.7 x 42 cm, Ingres MBM, 130gsm. • Charcoal. • Schmincke Pastels: White; Light Green; Grey Blue 1; Light Ochre; Greenish Grey; Greenish Umber; Olive Ochre Deep; Permanent Red; Carmine Red; Madder Lake; Gold Och
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Come with Me
Because this is a place that I love and know well, I did not use a photograph to provide inspiration … only my memory. I chose not to paint in the open air, when midsummer temperatures were in the late 30s and the plant life was seemingly dead. In So
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Master Hints And Tips
• Before working with pastels, always tear the label off and break a piece about 20mm long to work with. Write the manufacturer’s name and colour details on a chart before you do this. • Always use the best quality pastels you can afford. Save money
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To Draw For The Law
Now in my mid-30s, I have lived in Texas all my life. I have served as a police officer and a medic, for well over a decade in each case. I completed high school in 1992, in an advanced study program. For a time, I lived with my sister and her husban
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Creative Happiness
Victoria can be proud to claim Kim Joelene Donald as one of its talented daughters. She was born at Warrnambool; and these days she lives and works at Bendigo. With no formal art training, Kim has developed her own distinctive style during the proces
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Too Much Fun
Mignon Parker grew up on the Northern Beaches of New South Wales – an area which she recalls as being rich in wildlife. She remembers abundant wallabies, echidnas, wombats, lizards and birdlife … not to mention the odd wild pig escaping from the Oxfo
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AcrylicsMud Bashin’ Buggy
Finding a subject can sometimes be one of the hardest things. Fortunately, my subject was requested by a client – so I had a picture to work with. The image was of her husband driving in a racing mud buggy. The overall painting was constructed from t
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Materials
• Stretched canvas 36 x 24 inches – Pure Cotton Duck, triple primed. • Matisse Structure paint: Phthalo Blue, Raw Sienna, Titanium White, Brilliant Alizarine. • Compressed charcoal – Black. • Conte pastel – White. • Brushes: Three inch Foam; Number 6
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Master Hints And Tips
• Don’t try to rush. Painting takes time. Let the work develop at its own rate and build upon it gradually. • When painting mud, use as little paint as possible. You can always add more; and you will gradually learn how much you need as you go on. •
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Melany’s Moggy
I selected a suitable study from a recent life drawing session. On this occasion I was fortunate enough to have Fergus (the model’s cat) to pose as well. With a generous amount of Phthalo Blue and White, I applied sweeping strokes with a large foam b
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Subtleties Of The Atmosphere
John Shields is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of History and Arts; a Life Member and Past President of the Macquarie Towns Arts Society; an Exhibiting Member of the New South Wales Royal Art Society; and a Life Member of the Baulkham Hills Art
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Master Hints And Tips
• Always use good quality materials. • Apply paint sparingly, making big bold sweeping strokes across the canvas. • Be bold with scrapers and/or offcuts of board when pulling paint across the background surface. • Avoid overworking the charcoal detai
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Addressing the Light Source
Some might say that John Murray’s current home at Lightning Ridge in New South Wales makes a dramatic contrast to his Melbourne birthplace – but it doubtless feeds his passion for the Outback landscape. John has a Diploma of Art, and he has always nu
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Lake Eyre
I have drawn in my initial lines and composition with chalk. This can be easily reworked or removed with a cloth, leaving no pencil lines or commitment. Next, I establish my light source by blocking in the poles and shadows with paint. In this case,
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Artists’ Paints
Imagine a product designed by Australian artists for Australian artists. This concept is what the Roymac brand prides itself on. Roymac creates colour products that you will love to create with; and has done this since 1960. Vincent van Gogh famously
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