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My Fishscape, ( my term) painting of a Parrotfish

Parrotfish painting

I was playing with plastic wrap applied to damp acrylic and after a while I just saw this large fish shape seeming to emerge from the waves. That became

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Wave Crashing

Wave Crashing

I have been in awe of artists (like Mark) who can capture the energy of waves frozen on the canvas. I have been inspired by some oil paintings done by

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Keys Time

“Keys Time”

I now have an empty nest for the first time in 31 years! My Dad was an artist and my Mom is crafty and creative but I never really explored art myself

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Chichester Ranges

Chichester Ranges

Chichester Range in Western Australia. Hope I captured some of the dynamic look (?). A3-size acrylic on canvas pad with palette knife and various approaches.

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

Esk 2024 group shot

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

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Elephant Ears (the plant)

Elephant Ears

I started painting in 2017 after my father passed away. He was a retired art professor and was, still is, my inspiration.

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Tax deduction on artworks for this financial year!

Banksia Vista II

Take advantage of 100% tax deduction on artworks this financial year up to $150,000

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Caloosahatchee River Ft Myers Florida

Caloosahatchee River

I painted this from a photo I took at Thomas Edison's home in Fort Myers Florida. He chose this area for the fiber he used in making the filament for

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Beachscape from Mark waller‘s Tutorial


I have loved drawing since I was a child, and I used to draw a lot of cartoon characters identically. Then I did a drawing and painting course with acrylic,

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Richmond Bridge

Richmond Bridge

I hope you like this one. I never get tired of the colours. This acrylic (90 x 60 cm) is of the Richmond Bridge on the Coal River, at Richmond, Tasmania.

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Storm Coming

Storm Coming

I repainted over an old canvas. This painting just painted itself in under an hour. I didn't even have a fixed reference in mind - it just seemed to flow.

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Sustainable Canvas company. 100% recycled ocean plastics

Alanah Jarvis SC

The Sustainable Canvas company makes artist quality canvas from 100% recycled ocean plastics. Big yay from us!

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