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Jane Greenland Endless Passion
Jane Greenland lived in the Queensland country town of Boonah as a child. She recalls walking past the local kindergarten and gazing at the easels, the beautiful bright colours, and paintings that were hanging to dry. She spent hours as a youngster d
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Pastels Oranges and Apples
Decide on the size of your finished work. Because masking tape is overlapped from the protective cartridge paper onto the working paper, your finished picture will be slightly smaller than the cut-out frame. Make your sheet of cartridge paper the sa
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Woodland's Gallery
ARTIST’S PALETTE magazine seeks to showcase the works of talented Australians producing art at a whole range of skill levels, whether they are accomplished creative people with a long history of achievements or beginners (of all ages) striving to bui
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Materials
• Cartridge paper.• Masking tape.• Working paper or board (Wallis Board, Art Spectrum Pastel Board or Fabriano Acquarello Cold Pressed Watercolour Paper) 200gsm plus.• Long metal ruler.• Stanley knife with sharp blade.• Cutting board.• Graphite penci
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Paint What Inspires You
May 2012 will mark the sixth anniversary of buying my first art canvas, when I deciding to try my hand at painting. Much to my surprise and the surprise of others, on that first canvas appeared a beautiful portrait of my dad, his brother and a green
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Master Hints And Tips
• Do what you enjoy; not what you think someone else wants. • Your inner soul as an artist will not be satisfied if you paint only to sell. • Never stop learning – be brave enough to grow as an artist and take chances. • Experiment with a variety of
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Cold One Waiting
• 100cm x 70cm sheet of grey colorfix paper • Conte sticks • Pastels - I used Artist Spectrum soft pastels for most of my upper layers, and used a white Schminke’s pastel at the very end for the white highlights. • Sheet of A1 paper for making some t
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Amanda Shepherd My Creative Side
I have always had a creative side that would make an appearance every now and then. When I was little I used to write stories and when I was in high school I experimented a little with art, but it was nothing more than a little fun. As I got older, m
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Art in Retirement
Retirement! It had arrived so quickly. It was 2005 and I was retired, not that I wasn’t looking forward to it, but what to do with all those hours you filled with work? I was looking for something to do to keep my mind, body and soul together and ale
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Materials
Colour pencil • Kneadable eraser• Good quality drawing paper• HB graphite pencil. I used Prismacolor Premier Pencils:• Light Peach/927• Seashell/1093• Rosy Beige/1019• Sepia/948• Rose/929• Poppy Red/922• Crimson/924• Blue/1024• Periwinkle/1025• Cream
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GPO Hobart Tasmania
• Reference photographs • A3 sheet of Eraldo di Paolo cartridge paper • Faber-Castell pencils H, 2H and 2B • Derwent eraser and Faber-Castel putty eraser • Tortillions mixed sizes • Pencil sharpener • Ruler • Set square • Adjustable callipers • Powde
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Pencils Behind the Mask
Before you begin, decide whether you want a border between the drawing and paper edge, or if you will be drawing right to the edge. Now look carefully at the photo and begin drawing an outline of it. It is alright to make multiple lines, as these wil
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Emotional Connection
I was born in the north Queensland city of Townsville. That was also where I grew up. I believe my artistic career began when I was a very small child. My dad was a signwriter with a unique talent for design. He created intricate scrolling and gold l
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Artist’s Hints And Tips
• Don’t be afraid to make mistakes when you are drawing your outline. They can easily be erased. • If you are drawing from a photo or picture, make sure you look at the proportions of the subject, the tonal value and colours. • Start from light to da
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Best Friend
By Cynthia Waygood • Canson Mi Teintes pastel paper 160gsm (Toba). • Soft pastels: Rembrandt; Faber Castell Studio range; Winsor & Newton. • Black and white charcoal pencils. • Pastel pencils (soft and hard): Faber Castell; Pitt Pastell; Bruynzeel.
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Master Hints And Tips
• Never start something that you are not absolutely happy about. Down tools when frustration sets in; go outside, go for a walk. • Once you have signed your work, don’t be tempted to go back and retouch it. • Do something artistic every day, however
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Pencils Poised Please
Thanks to Percy Coate’s experimentation in the 1960s with the willow he grew, we now have the beautiful Coates Willow Charcoal. This charcoal is recognised as the best quality willow charcoal in the world. Coates Willow Charcoal allows artists to ach
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A Means of Escape
Cathy Carson lives on a sheep property in western Queensland and really enjoys painting scenes relating to the animals and people that form part of her rural life and work. Men mustering sheep or cattle; stockmen riding bikes with sheep dogs riding p
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Arnhem Land Boy
• Toned Colourfix paper. • Conte pencils. • Stabilo and Derwent pastel pencils. • Artists’ pastels. • Paper stumps. • Kneadable eraser. I really enjoy painting faces of small children, adults or animals. Horses, dogs and sheep are particular favouri
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Master Hints And Tips
• Paint the things you love, and enjoy the experience. • Try to paint as often as possible, even if it is only for an hour. • Value your critics and their opinions (we all see things differently). • Look closely to discover all the ‘colours’ you can
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Scratchboard As A Fine Art Medium.
Having been born and brought up in Africa, it was natural for me to be heavily influenced by wildlife. My family would be on safari most weekends, camping in the middle of nowhere, and this was back in the days when you didn’t need to go anywhere nea
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Artist's Hints And Tips
• Sketch often. Whether you sketch people on a bus, animals from a tv documentary or cars from photographs, keep improving your drawings skills and keep them fresh by sketching regularly. When creating a finished piece, I tend to use a grid on my sub
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Woodland’s Gallery
I am interested in hyperreality as a result of contemporary scepticism in metanarratives that once acted as external referents for differentiating reality. My artistic practice addresses this concept through the depiction of nature interpreted by the
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Vienna in 1900
Stylish, provocative, rebellious and unforgettable – the world has seen nothing like Vienna in 1900. Opening 18 June, the National Gallery of Victoria is presenting a dazzling display of more than 300 extraordinary works by the greatest Viennese arti
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A Life Devoted to Art
The earliest thing I can remember is drawing dinosaurs, and being astonished at the magnitude of my accomplishment when I drew in a background: a third dimension! I always drew growing up. I stared at animals, cartoons, and people, studying their ana
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Emma Hack’s ‘Birds of Prey’ Exhibition
The new collection of limited edition photographic prints from internationally acclaimed body illustrator and photographer, Emma Hack was recently on show at the Frances Keevil Gallery. 'Birds of Prey' revisits her love of combining Australian birds
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Chiaroscuro Portraiture
• Paper (I used 160gsm)• Soft willow charcoal• Eraser• Knife• One piece of hard dark graphite• 2h pencil• One small piece of white pastel Any - - portrait essentially a two dimensional rendering exploring the different light/dark interactions of a t
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I Followed the Sun
Born in Yorkshire 1943, I displayed some artistic talent throughout my schooling and my teachers suggested I might think about art school. But I wanted to follow the sun and after seeing the film ‘A Town Like Alice’, decided that would be a good star
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Art Is The Beauty Of Life
My earliest memory of gaining great satisfaction from art was at the age of five when I won my first drawing competition with a drawing of a tulip flower in the local newspaper. I was born in Victoria but now live in beautiful Hervey Bay, Queensland.
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Teenage Contemplation
• High quality artist white paper • 2B graphite pencil – I use Mars Lumigraph • A good pencil sharpener and a piece of fine sandpaper for getting a really sharp tip on your pencil • A solid drawing board • Masking tape to the paper on the drawing boa
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