Australian How To Paint

Marion Schumacher Painting for Pleasure

Coming from a family of artists, as a kid I wanted to be anything but an artist. Even driving an ice cream van had its rewards, I thought, compared to slogging away at a painting. While having this pessimistic perception of painting I drew and painted almost on a daily basis, so naturally this is the direction I took as an adult. Who said we had a free will? My earliest oil painting attempts were done using my father’s house paints. I realised after a protracted

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