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Explore Acrylic Painting Blog

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Aravaipa Canyon - Arizona

Aravaipa Canyon - Arizona Painted in Acrylic

I started painting a year ago after retiring. I started drawing as a way to pass time and found I got pretty good at drawing after a few months. I decided

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

Group Shot Woolgoolga 23

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

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Upcoming Workshops with Mark Waller

Esk March 2020

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

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Beachscapes - paint recipes book - color mixes that work.

Beachscapes_Recipe_Book_Cover_Hard Copy

Mark Beachscapes - paint recipes (hard copy) book is now available! Start painting your beautiful beachscape today!

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

painting a moonlight scene example 2

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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Learn How To Paint A Whale

Dynamic Whale

Learn how to paint a whale using realism techniques, and a whole load of fun!

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Need a Title

Need a Title

Hi! This one was created a little at a time, just adding elements here and there. I don't know what to call it!

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A Horse Named Daisey

A Horse Named Daisey

I am what I call a Kindergarten Artist. I have never taken an art class nor studied proper techniques. I started painting in earnest during the pandemic,

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Some Birds and Beaches

Wave breaking

Keeping busy and enjoying my art. Some of it is quite challenging and hopefully I can improve.

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My First Attempts at Seascapes

I love trying to capture the colours and transparency of waves

Always always loved the sea, life long dream was to live by the sea. After retiring at 60 and buying a dream home at Sandgate, Kent, England overlooking

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I had the pleasure of attending one of Mark's workshops where we explored waves. At home, I continued to work on the painting, then let it sit for a

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Peregian Beach Path

Peregian Beach Path

I have painted this scene twice, the second time with two pair of thongs on the path for a special couple. Mark’s tutorials have helped me with pandanus.

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A'tuin Part 1

A'tuin part 1

I had an idea for a semi funny series while reading Terry Pratchett's discworld series. The world turtle in there got me to researching the actual old

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