Pentecost River Crossing, the Kimberleys

Apply the techniques of Monet to painting the Australian Outback.

Pentecost River Crossing in the Kimberley region - image © 2014 Peter Inglis
An original Australian Landscape by Peter Inglis.

In this class I will will guide you through the process of painting one of Australia's most famous landmarks, the Pentecost River Crossing in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

In the wet season this is a raging river and you can see that some trees manage to survive the torrent, while taking on a decided lean to the left!

Pentecost River Crossing in the Kimberley region - image © 2014 Peter Inglis
I devised this lesson plan during a 2014 painting trip to Zebra Rock Gallery in Kununurra.

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Aussie: Boats at Ball's Head Bay (Waverton)

The iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge forms a majestic backdrop to this scene.

Ball's Head Bay, Waverton - © 2017 Peter Inglis - www.inglisacademy.com
An original Australian Landscape by Peter Inglis.

Paint a yacht at anchor in Ball's Head Bay in the harbourside suburb of Waverton, Sydney. In the background are naval vessels, and the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge forms a majestic backdrop to the scene.

Complete this painting yourself in only one lesson at Inglis Academy!

Paint this!

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1893

This still life by Cezanne combines beautiful cool pastels in the background with warm colours in the foreground.

It will look great over your couch!

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1893

Still life paintings are great for mastering your colours, composition and technique. Cezanne has already spelled out the composition and colours for us, so we can concentrate on technique and emulate his beautiful textures.

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1893
A sketch painting. This was my first exploration of the subject. In the class we will tone the entire canvas before starting to lay in the shapes.

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1893
The background has been toned, the composition laid out and some basic shading and colour applied.

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1893
Here is one of my finished versions.

Student Paintings

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1893 - Student painting at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1893 - Student painting at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com