Australian How To Paint

Landscapes from the Heart

As a child, I was always drawing, colouring, knitting, sculpting with clay, basically anything arty and creative that I could find would keep me quietly amused for hours. This passion followed me into high school where I took every art subject available at the time. Unfortunately not many realistic opportunities existed for artists to earn a practical living and so my creative side was put on the back-burner for some time once I left school and entered the ‘real world’. After meeting my husband our lives were filled by work, running a small business, building three homes, raising two kids, etc,etc, you know, that old chestnut!

I have been

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