A watercolour landscape painting of australian bush scene by avril e jean

Strezleki view

From a distance…the world seems…well, distant, really.

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A small oil painting of a forest

Did a tiny oil painting the other week

Oil is very weird when you’ve been using watercolour. I honestly don’t know which I prefer any more. Different moods – different painting styles!

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A watercolour painting by Avril E Jean of a very typically australian forest landscape

Grove of trees on hilllside

I am enjoying painting in a much looser style.

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A watercolour painting by Avril E Jean of a path leading into woods, a very australian landscape

Yellow Path

I think I want to get back to left handed painting again. I need to get more surreal again.

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A watercolour of a tree on a hill by australian artist, Avril E Jean

I’m on a rock. Don’t you ever forget.

It’s possible that too much work has fried my brain. I’ve seriously never worked this hard before in a job. And thought so much. So…

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a watercolour painting of malle trees by Avril E Jean, Artist

Mallee form trees

By which I mean, trees that have multiple trunks. In hard times, you can sacrafice a trunk and save yourself. If by ‘yourself’, I mean,…

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watercolour painting of a gum tree

Tree, Kooyoora state park

One of the nice things about eucalyptus trees is the redness in the leaves. Lots of them have red new growth, lots of them have…

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oil painting of a shady fern gully

Fern Gully, Mt Buangor State Park

Playing with oil and trying to reduce a scene to really deeply unmixed blobs of colour. I’ve mixed my darks with crimson and phthao blue,…

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