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Exclusively Pastel
Jan Hodgson began painting in 1992 when she moved with her family to the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. In her new location and with her children all at school she found she now had time to pursue art in the way she had longed for. She signed up for a
Artist's Drawing and Inspiration19 мин. чтенияVisual Arts
Back To School And University
Chroma makes a number of well-known and respected paint brands ideal for art students of all levels and on any budget. Names like Chromacryl, A2, Atelier and Jo Sonja’s are synonymous with quality and value among Australian artists. Chroma paints are
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Spotted Pardalotes on Pink Flowering Gum
The first step entails working out the content of the image, materials, composition and the source imagery that inspires you. For example if you intend to create a realistic portrait of a dog you either need a dog or a photo of a dog to build that po
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A Natural History Artist
I was born in 1963. I can’t remember when I started to paint, I only remember that it seemed ingrained in me, that it was something I was compelled to do but also that I loved it - it felt natural. It became part of who I was and who I am, and as bot
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Artist’s Hints And Tips
• Try to draw every day, this will keep your eye accustomed to the negative spaces and the accuracy of the finished drawing. • When painting with pastel, I have found it best it best to start at the top left-hand corner and work outwards to the right
Artist's Drawing and Inspiration4 мин. чтенияScience & Mathematics
Still Life: The Working Process
Spend time arranging an interesting assortment of fruit and objects in a pleasing composition. Remember to choose things that have colours that are complementary to each other. Check your colour wheel. Reds and greens together, yellows and purples to
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Materials
• Strathmore smooth Bristol board paper, 14 x 17 inches, 400 series, 2 ply • Kneaded eraser • HB mechanical pencil • 2B mechanical pencil • Make up brush • Tortillons • Sharpener • Narrow mechanical eraser • Derwent Graphite pencils ranging from 8B t
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An Admiration for Animals
Born in 1990 and raised predominantly on a farm in the New South Wales countryside, and now residing in Tasmania, Meaghan’s family raised an extensive variety of animals, and occasionally raised and rehabilitated sick and injured wildlife. This inher
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Loving My Life
I was born in Penrith, NSW, and moved to Queensland in 1991 when I was about four years old with my parents and two siblings. From a young age, I can remember being creative – making toys out of cardboard, writing and illustrating short stories to be
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The Rose
Once I decide on the reference (I mostly work from photographs), I draw it up on paper to allow for any alterations on the paper rather than the pastel paper, then I transfer the drawing. At this stage I have decided on the colour of the paper I wish
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Materials
Materials List • Reference photo • Canson Pastel Paper – colour Sand • White charcoal pencil • Putty rubber • Rembrant Pastels – Light Orange – Orange – Deep Yellow 202.7 – Carmine – Madder Lake Deep – Light Yellow – Blue Violet – Burnt Sienna – Red
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Woodland’s Gallery
JILL GIMM Hi, my name’s Jill and I wanted to share some of my paintings for Woodland’s Gallery. I grew up in a fairly artistic household, I remember going to art classes with my Mum and Dad when I was very young and I loved drawing & entering compe
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Puppeteer
Eating fish and chips on the beach was the best way to gather resource photos for this painting. Seagulls appear from seemingly nowhere once the strong whiff of this traditional beach picnic is in the air. I took a lot of photographs of seagulls then
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Artist’s Hints And Tips
• Draw a subject matter that interests you and that you enjoy. • Always keep a clean piece of paper under your drawing hand to prevent smudging and oil from your skin transferring to the artwork. • Keep your pencils as fine and as sharp as possible t
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Materials
• Eraser • 220gsm paper or thicker • F pencil • Brushes – No 2 and No. 4 Taklon brush • Ink tips - 0.03 and a 0.1 waterproof and fade proof • Watercolour pencils (Derwent, Faber Castell)– Colours • Light Pthalo Green • Mineral Green • Black • Deep Ca
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My Source Of Complete Escape
I was born in Melbourne in 1945 and I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t willing to spend time with a pencil my . I a drawing competition and won a place to further my drawing skills. At the time I was unable to take this up but kept up with drawing
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For The Thrill Of It All
For as long as I can remember no surface has been safe from my creative endeavours: walls, furniture, tiles, fences all fell victim to my artistic fervour. Not that I limited myself to two dimensional masterpieces, whether it be clay from a nearby cu
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Balu
Balu is a piece I was asked to do by a friend in Germany and was completed at a size of 14 x 11 inches. My friend sent me many photos via email, and I picked the one I thought was best, showing some personality and capturing the intensity of his eyes
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Materials
• Arche 300gsm rough • Gesso • Acrylic paints: Cadmium yellow, Alizarin and white • Paintbrush in whatever large size is at hand • An assortment of hard oils pastels of various brands in oranges, pale yellow, yellow ochre, umber, ultramarine, greenis
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Cowrie Hole –Newcastle
• Medium grey sanded pastel paper.• Rembrandt pastels (medium).• Schmincke pastels (soft).• Pastel pencils.• Charcoal.• Kneadable eraser.• Dust mask.• Disposable latex glove.• Paper torchon.• Stanley knife.• Clear plastic ruler.• Calculator.• Draught
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Master Hints And Tips
• I work from digital photographs and work out the scaling of the photograph to fit the paper. • I never do an initial drawing; but use a calculator and ruler, measuring each area as I go. • I usually paint from top to bottom and left to right to avo
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Thanks to Da Vinci
I guess you could say my school days were a great platform for encouraging my artistic abilities. I can remember spending class time drawing wicked caricatures and comics of my teachers – much to the amusement of friends. This led to a high demand in
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Artist S Hints And Tips
• Take time to get the proportions of your drawing right, this is the most important step. Look at it in reverse by facing a mirror, as sometimes you need to look at it from a different view. • In the beginning, keep it loose and work with some speed
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The Noble Equine
• Canson mi tientes paper• Charcoal white• Black biro• Black Chinagraph• White oil pastel (brand Van Gogh) I saw all these amazing coloured pastel papers in one of the art shops I frequent, and the blue colours really caught my eye. I bought a bunch
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Christmas Buyers’ Guide
S&S is offering a wide range of exciting new products as well as traditional favourites for Christmas this year. From colouring, drawing, watercolour and sketching pencils to easels, pastels, watercolours, acrylic and oil paints you’ll find something
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Don’t Rock the Boat
• Matisse Derivan Structure acrylic paints.• Various brushes; fingers (my own); well used daggy brushes; plastic palette knifes.• Various pastel pencils.• Various soft pastels.• Dulux acrylic sample pots – various colours.• Standard large canvas, abo
Artist's Drawing and Inspiration5 мин. чтения
Art for Steven
An empty canvas is always challenging, but has the potential to become a significant piece of artwork. It was always explained to me that a painting is like a sunset … they’re all nice, but sometimes we’ll stand back and look at one and say, “Wow! Ho
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Master Hints And Tips
• The initial rough is made up of the most basic lines. I get a pretty good idea from the rough if it is going to work, and it gives me a good idea of the shape (landscape or portrait) and size of canvas I am going to use. • I work as fast as I can i
Artist's Drawing and Inspiration5 мин. чтенияVisual Arts
My Story
Twenty-five years ago Gillian Grove walked past a noticeboard advertising art classes. If you ask her about it she might tell you that she wanted a break from her hectic work schedule or that something inside her wanted to become more creative. Like
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Woodland S Gallery
Robert was born in Maclean Northern NSW. Trained as an aircraft engineer and travelled the world with his career. He has a passion for buildings and architecture.  Hi Simon, my name is Jenny Pride, I have always drawn or as long as I remember. I lo
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