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Upcoming Workshops with Mark Waller

Upcoming workshops & tutorials in your local areas, check here!

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Swept Away

Hello There, this is one of my recent paintings compliments of beautiful Atelier paints and weeks high on emotion. I've completely surprised myself lately

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Winter Wonderland - After the Storm

My brother recently built a new home at the foot of Whistler Mountain in British Columbia, Canada. As a house warming gift, I painted the attached scene.

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Since we didn't have the chance to go on vacation for quite a while, chained to the daily exhausting routine, I was constantly drawn to images of tropical

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A Walk In The Clouds

We went to Darjeeling in the month of May. Wrong month. Very rainy and misty. I called the mountains the misty mountains. The trip to Tiger Hill, getting

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Workshops past. Been & gone. Delve into past notes, info and stories.

Mark Waller's workshops past - discover what was learned about, talked about, laughed about and consumed with gusto!

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Barn in the Country

I used to see lots of barns on our family weekend outings in the countryside of the Midwest U.S. Many of them had ads for “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco”. That

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Charlie on the Beach

This old guy was commissioned by a good friend as a gift for her daughter who lives in Australia! We are in Iowa, so it’s exciting me that she is coming

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The Rise

This is a recent painting I finished, and at the time working on it I can honestly say was the most enjoyable seascape I've done, until the next lol.

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Dream Home

This seascape oil painting for me is a special piece. I was experimenting with colours as I frequently do. When doing sunsets I normally stick with pinks

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This one began as a chill piece from memory of the beautiful Tasmanian wilderness surrounding me. In summer we have many fishing, camping and en plein

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My happy play with colours and wave splash!

I painted these ones a while ago now - acrylic block in and finishing in oils. Inspired by the beautiful Tassie coast, as many of my pieces are now.

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Bon Voyage

Exploring new color palettes makes the creative adventure interesting. I was always painting with the same palette and recently started to pull in more

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