Esk Apr 2024 promo banner

Always Learning

by Tracey Lee Dawes
(Mackay, Queensland )

Whitsunday Regatta

Whitsunday Regatta

I started painting years ago in Sydney, and was introduced to acrylics through the old Folk Art (blech!!).

In a former life I worked in superannuation, and apart from doing workshops now and then, which I loved, I didn't have much time to dedicate to painting. But since re-locating from Wollongong, NSW, to Mackay, QLD, I have had time to pick up the brush again big time (thanks for all those job knock backs, universe!).

I am now extremely excited to be working on making art my career. I have always been a bit of a beach bum, so my work is mainly influenced by anything tropical or coastal. I stumbled accross Mark Waller through an episode of 'Colour In Your Life' and fell in love with his work and his whole philosophy on sharing skills and teaching.

I have run a few workshops myself and love it. I have tried watercolour, but acrylics are definitely my thing. Love 'em!

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Your Acrylic Paintings.

Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.