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Oils on stretched canvas 25cm x 30cm 2010

One of the works I did at an oil painting workshop with Graham Cox, who is one of Australia’s most famous & highly regarded landscape artists. About 15 artists attended his workshop at our society’s gallery in January.

This was the 2nd work we did & I have to say I really enjoyed the workshop & his style of working,
plus learning how to paint landscapes on an acrylic yellow oxide background & then grid up the scene with a wash. This gives a golden yellow glow through the painting. Very exacting work but I enjoyed how this was achieved.

The sky is in Cerulean Blue which gave a lovely
contrast to the red highlights on the eucalyptus trees. The scene is from an area around Lake Macquarie, near Newcastle from where I was born.


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Equine artist working in pastel, oils & acrylics – specialising in the romantic Friesian horse & magical Gypsy Cob. I also like to paint landscapes, unicorns & fantasy. I live on a farm surrounded by native animals & birds, horses, cattle, a few sheep & 3 dogs with my partner based on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia.

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  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 3 years ago

    This is beautiful Louise, lovely work

  • Thank you dear Trudi – I love how the clouds take up a lot of the painting, I love clouds – can’t you tell LOL! :)

    – louisegreen

  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...over 3 years ago

    what a wonderful beautiful painting…ohhhhhhhhh wow! I mean it just gorgeous..the colors are so soft and the trees, i love…they are what I always call
    Sherri :):)

  • Hi Sherri – thank you, it was good to do this in a day. I’m a slow worker in oils, however I managed to keep up & just had to finish off a little bit at home:)

    – louisegreen

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    ©FoxfireGaller...over 3 years ago

    :ouise, that is beautiful. Like an old english or even dutch master. Really good.

  • Thanks CJ for your lovely comment:)

    – louisegreen

  • mhkantor
    mhkantorover 3 years ago

    fantastic work. wonderful palette. very informative too. sensational landscape.

  • Many thanks for your visit Mhkantor:)

    – louisegreen

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkerover 3 years ago

    This is really beautiful..well done.. a gorgeous painting!

  • Hi Catherine – thanks my dear;)

    – louisegreen

  • sandraharris10
    sandraharris10over 3 years ago

    Well done, very professional work ;-))

  • E.E. Jacks
    E.E. Jacksalmost 3 years ago

    Stunningly beautiful work.

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