Australian How To Paint

Passion for Detail

Jenny Hartley is a Queenslander who has been an active painter since 1990 – creating works of art in graphite, watercolours and acrylics. Her childhood, spent on the family farm near Casino in New South Wales, installed within her a deep love of the natural environment – for native flora and fauna, and for the colour and light in the landscape. Her mother’s love for gardening also spawned her desire to create glowing translucent images of flowers in watercolours.

When Jenny was a child, no scrap of paper missed her attention. She loved

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