Australian How To Paint

Moving the Cattle – Quipolly

To achieve the best results, I commenced the painting with the attitude ‘this is going to be the best painting I have attempted up to this date’.

The following steps have worked for me. I have developed them over the past 40 years. However, individuality is one of the strengths of art. You would be well advised to be selective and choose only those methods which work for you.

I worked from the horizon upwards and downwards, increasing the strength (tone) of my colours as I progressed.

I blocked in shapes using the darkest colour (‘mother

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