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Mountain Influence
Newcastle in New South Wales was my birthplace. My English mother married a country Australian. I spent my early years in the country and attended boarding school (where art was my favourite subject). After settling in Sydney, I undertook college tra
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Two Sides
I was born in London in 1961 but came to Australia in 1967 with my parents. I grew up in the ship building town of Whyalla in South Australia. I started art at the age of 15, and mainly drew animals and people portraits. I gained an A+ in Advanced Ar
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Autumn Afternoon – Beechworth
Using a light Ultramarine Blue, I block in the composition of the painting – checking that the allocations of sky, middle ground and foreground are in balance. My method is to start from the top and work down; therefore the sky is my first task. From