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Painting a moonlight scene. Discover how much colour you can get in!

Learn the art of painting a moonlight scene by learning to paint the “not-waves”. This step-by-step tutorial taken from our recent workshop will show you how!

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Upcoming Workshops with Mark Waller

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

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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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Shades of Byron

I offered to do a painting as a wedding present and the request was a beach scene. After quietly freaking out (I'd never painted water,sand etc before)

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Tehgan’s “Pip”

If you look up my old name Rhonda Pock you will see the story of Pip. To this day I keep that painting close. I have begun giving Pip a family and this

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Tamar class lifeboat

Until recently I have worked mainly with pen and ink - I love the monochrome look and creating shape with dots and marks - but I promised a friend I would

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Seagull V-Log - Learn to paint this majestic seagull!

Learn how to paint this compelling seagull in our downloadable and streamable tutorial

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Some Sort of Eagle

My acrylic story is limited due to moving over to watercolour, so I hope you will excuse the intrusion, but I did want to share one of my favourites.

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Pandanus Beach

Acrylic Seascape 1000cm x 600cm. I painted this from a reference photo I liked from a friends holiday snap. It took me awhile to do, stopping and starting

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Bentley Speed 6

I love painting cars in acrylics especially classic cars of the 1930's and 40's. This 'Bentley Speed 6' is one of my favourites. The biggest challenge

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Desert Sunset

I retired about 4 years ago and moved to the sunny southern Arizona Sonoran Desert. I was so astonished at the beauty that I chose to take up painting.

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Taming The Sea

I first started acrylic painting as a small kid. As an adult I went to school to become a sculptor. We were renovating my studio space and as a result

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Seaside Castle

I've been a longtime follower of this page, but never posted before. I usually work as a digital artist, but it's fun to dip into the real-life paints

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