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Man of Many Mediums
Canberra born Graham W. Smith (now of Wynnum in Brisbane) commenced his artistic life with a pencil drawing of a racing car (at under five years of age). The artist still has it in his possession today. At the age of 14 he was doing perspective drawi
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Back To The Future Contributed
The Queensland Wildlife Artists Society recently presented the Faber-Castell 250th Anniversary exhibition at the Richard Randall Studio Gallery, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens in Toowong, Brisbane. Count Andreas and Countess Virginia von Faber-Castell a
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Waterdrops
Before painting the waterdrop, observe the reaction of water on the plant surface. Different surfaces hold different shaped drops and some surfaces repel water so no drops form. Take some water and drop it on to the leaf surface and observe the shape