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Elizabeth Varley

Visual Arts , Painting

Elizabeth Varley

Visual Arts , Painting

Location Wingecarribee Southern Highlands

Artist Type Emerging

Summary

Elizabeth's art shows how everyday objects are rendered using traditional techniques and a tonal palate. She is keen to explore the relationship of objects to each other and how light falls onto them.

  • About

    Elizabeth's art shows how everyday objects are rendered using traditional techniques and a tonal palate. She is keen to explore the relationship of objects to each other and how light falls onto them. Tonality is the quality of a tone, the combination of colours used in a painting, or how the tones of a musical composition are combined. In art, tone refers to the degree of lightness or darkness of an area. Tone varies from the bright white of a light source through shades of grey to the deepest black shadows. Using tonality in a painting, the artist does not need the use a wide range of colours and the use of tonality achieves a restful and unified paintings.

  • Biography

    Elizabeth commenced classes at the Bowral Art Gallery (BDAS) in 2013 with well-known local artist and teacher - Tracey Miller. Since 2015 Elizabeth has studied with Wayne Davis - an award winning artist, teacher and mentor. Under Wayne’s guidance, Elizabeth has broadened and refined her painting techniques and has developed a growing love of a new medium – oils.
    Elizabeth has also undertaken drawing classes with Gilda Williams at the Bowral Art Gallery.

  • Studio Address

    4 Burrawang Station Rd
    BURRAWANG NSW

    Please contact the artist to arrange your visit.

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