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Sea Dragon
During an early morning walk along Bombo Beach at Kiama with my dog Mishka, I came across a newly deceased Sea Dragon. It was still in very good condition and the colours were bright. I raced home to take photographs of my find and to preserve him in
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Bush Gourmet
I tape the paper onto a large sloping board, taping only the top two corners so that the paper hangs freely. Then I tape two to three photographs onto the board which I will work from. I sketch out my subject in pencil. In this case, with the lorikee
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‘Let Them Be’
I have my substrate professionally stretched with double primed 10 ounce canvas (cotton duck), and before any oil painting is started I apply two coats of water based oil primer. This is a very important step as you cannot trust that the canvas manuf