Tim Miller - Light & Colour

Tim Miller is a masterful painter. His understanding of how light influences colour in the Australian landscape is quite remarkable. Contact Leoni on: 0409 542 557. Details here.

Sally Ryan - Painting the Portrait

Workshop April 16th, 17th & 18th. Painting the Portrait in Oils from Design to Completion. Learn from one of the most highly recognised portrait painters and teachers in Australia. Details here.

Tonal Colour Checker

Leoni has made the following tonal colour checker available to assist artists to match colour choices to a basic 5 value tonal scale. Click here to download and print this .png.

Today's Art Tip

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Seeing the large tonal masses.

Are you struggling to understand how to start your painting in a strong and confident way that doesn't involve getting caught in the detail...

Watch for the next featured article on the Tonal Impressionist Approach to painting.

About our Gallery

Leoni Duff pastel artist tasmania australia Established 10 years ago in 2008, our gallery has quickly become a hub of artistic activity and inspiration for established and emerging artists Read more...

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A little bit of Lace...

Painting lace looks like a daunting task...all that detail! It would be easy to never attempt it...but it is really very simple when you know what you are looking for and then how to go about it.

This little article will help you get underway. Make yourself a good strong coffee...and lets get started...

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Darks and Lights

In the absence of light there is nothing visible...but turn up the light a little and you will begin to see vague tonal shapes of things around you.  We can categorize what we see in terms of ...

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