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Upcoming Workshops with Mark Waller

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

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Sheep in the Fingal Valley Tasmania

I had dabbled in decorative art but desired to actually paint a rural scene as I am from farming. I travelled to Ethan near Melbourne to Linda Macauley’s

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Beachscapes - paint recipes book - color mixes that work.

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

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West Coast of Tasmania

Hi there! This is a mixed media with an acrylic block in process and finished with oils. The painting represents several locations on the west coast of

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Surprising a Kangaroo Mumma With Her Joey

I love to take a late afternoon walk in Shepherd’s Bush Reserve which is near my house. One day when I was walking along, the late afternoon sun was shining

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This is a performing artist that comes to our local Renaissance Fair every year. I got a couple of good photos of her and did this painting from it

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Super excited today for a few reasons, it was my 'finish off' painting day and this is one of them. Plus I booked a little holiday. It's been a year with

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Universal Medium and Varnish - more versatile than you can imagine.

Universal Medium and Varnish - use it for more than just sealing you work - it truly is universal!

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Morning Stroll

Hello Wonderful Explore People, I hope you are well and staying safe. This is a recent oil painting as part of my Aussie Coastal Series soon to be released.

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This is my favorite painting by a mile! It’s not because I am the greatest artist or for any other action that I took to create it. I am simply head

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Up Close

Hello Explore Peeps, Hope you are all well. This is my most recent oil painting - one of 6 of my Aussie coastal series. It's a snippet from a location

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North of Paradise

We are very lucky in WA, being able to move around freely. This week I spent some time, north of Perth, in a beautiful little town called Kalbarri.

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3D Acrylic Cube

I painted over a used canvas with an acrylic pour, to use as background. Then I added the pattern to give a 3D effect. To make the pattern more interesting

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