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10 minutes ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Thanks for the support guys ✌🏼

Stay tuned next week for the answers to your questions. Please keep them coming... art or fashun 🤣
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17 hours ago

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Moving into something a little different for Day 4 of picking my brain. An artwork I created to capture the essence of Christmas Morning would you believe, enjoy!

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2 days ago

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Not just a pretty landscape....

DJW’s artworks are packed full of symbols, metaphors and meaning. Discussing ‘Never Ending Journey’ on Day 3.

If you have any questions for Don, please send them through. Have had some fantastic ones come through, thank- you!

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Day 2 of picking my brain! Quick chat about an abstractionist piece overlaid with content in the foreground. Enjoy ✌🏼❤️🎨 ... See MoreSee Less

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Great start to the day...just floating along! Awesome message here,( and love the relaxed matching shirt , Guru. )

4 days ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Let’s kick off with the meaning behind this joyful artwork... Day 1 of 30 days picking my brain 🧠!

I would love your feedback and questions, what would you like to know?!
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Are you still using Atelier acrylic and glazes? The colours are so vibrant

I love it too xxx

Love your work x

Fabulous ! ( well done, Guru)

5 days ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Have you ever wondered what the *bleep* is that painting about? What is that bloke on?! Why is he wearing that?!!

For the next 30 days I’m going to share the inner workings of my mind in a short video each day. I’d also love to answer any questions you have, please send them through!!

Are you ready?!!!!!!
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Have you ever wondered what the *bleep* is that painting about? What is that bloke on?! Why is he wearing that?!! 

For the next 30 days I’m going to share the inner workings of my mind in a short video each day. I’d also love to answer any questions you have, please send them through!!

Are you ready?!!!!!!

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What an awesome opportunity, Donald James Waters ! Just shared it to our work page. Looking forward to seeing the stuff that comes up (even if it's about your dress style) 😁

I have a question about my favourite series. The red doors ❤️ why red doors in the trees?

Now that’s a worry !!!

I’m ready 👏👏👏

I would like to post a photo of an early painting of yours that I own. It is from about 25 ago that I think is from your early days. Are you ok with that?

I’m loving these images. 😆😆

Oh I can’t wait 😜 Dons brain now this will be fun

i like it i will have to come up with some questions

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Looking forward to it

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6 days ago

Donald James Waters OAM

DJW with CEO of Beenleigh Show Society, longtime friend and supporter, Annette Mundt at the Flower Festival. Painting florals live in the foyer today, overlooked by the 2 panel mural celebrating the history of the show - commissioned for the new Show Society premises. ... See MoreSee Less

DJW with CEO of Beenleigh Show Society, longtime friend and supporter, Annette Mundt at the Flower Festival. Painting florals live in the foyer today, overlooked by the 2 panel mural celebrating the history of the show - commissioned for the new Show Society premises.

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great photos don

Love your florals! 💐💐💐

Would love to see you paint florals! Is this a possibility?

Do more florals 🥰🤩

Bit of a Friday Funny 🤣🤣

Q: What do you get when you cross a septuagenarian with social media?
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Go Don!😁🤣😂

Isn't age a wonderful thing? 😂

Yay Don!!!!! 🥳🥳

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1 week ago

Donald James Waters OAM

DJW had a wonderful time teaching a ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ style 3hr studio session yesterday. So many belly laughs and fascinating to see each persons individual interpretation and colour choices from the same demonstration. Great food, wine and company. ✌🏼♥️🎨

If you are interested in booking a private group to paint with Donald, in his studio. Get in touch!
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DJW had a wonderful time teaching a ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ style 3hr studio session yesterday. So many belly laughs and fascinating to see each persons individual interpretation and colour choices from the same demonstration. Great food, wine and company. ✌🏼♥️🎨 

If you are interested in booking a private group to paint with Donald, in his studio. Get in touch!

1 week ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Excited about this new work I started in class today. Expanding on the wet on wet ink on paper technique taught last week. Stepped it up to canvas and added acrylic for one of my signature above/below water compositions but with a twist on colour and medium. Can’t wait to see where this piece ends up! ... See MoreSee Less

Excited about this new work I started in class today. Expanding on the wet on wet ink on paper technique taught last week. Stepped it up to canvas and added acrylic for one of my signature above/below water compositions but with a twist on colour and medium. Can’t wait to see where this piece ends up!

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Looking fabulous Don....& the artwork is not too shabby either 💋

it is looking good don as usual!

What an exciting start.

Very excited about our class next week😁

You are a legend don. Looks like a great start to another masterpiece.

Oh very exciting!!

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2 weeks ago

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〰️ Wednesday’s Wet on Wet 💦(art)Work on the Whirlwind 🌬- Wonderful🤪!

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〰️ Wednesday’s Wet on Wet 💦(art)Work on the Whirlwind 🌬- Wonderful🤪!

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Thanks mate!

Love it don

Awesome

Winspiring!

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking and don’t settle.” Steve Jobs ... See MoreSee Less

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking and don’t settle.” Steve Jobs

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Love it!!

Love this painting 🧑‍🎨

Insanely awesome!

Roses are red, violets are blue.
Donald James Waters loves all of you!

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Two weeks left to take advantage of our LOVE MONTH promotion, 25% off prints and homewares!

Cushions: arthouseonthebay.myshopify.com/.../soft-furnishings
Prints: arthouseonthebay.myshopify.com/collections/prints

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Donald James Waters loves all of you!

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Two weeks left to take advantage of our LOVE MONTH promotion, 25% off prints and homewares!

Cushions: https://arthouseonthebay.myshopify.com/.../soft-furnishings
Prints: https://arthouseonthebay.myshopify.com/collections/prints

Discount automatically applied at checkout. Contact 0423 375 765

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Same to you 😘😘😘❤️❤️❤️

The cutest cupid I've ever seen....lol.

The Gallery in the Corridor , 205 Main St. Beenleigh. 4207 ( Open Daily 9-3) Also has a Selection of These Prints / Cushions Available , by Donald James Waters 💘. Call in and See More Works : no ‘disturbing content’ in here : such a Gorgeous Guru He Is ! 💝

Trying to write a serious caption for these pillows but it’s turning into a fluff piece... 🤣

Seriously though it’s 25% off soft furnishings for LOVE MONTH (February) arthouseonthebay.myshopify.com/collections/soft-furnishings

Are you willing to suffer the ‘reper-cushions’ if you miss out?
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Can’t wait for mine. X

‘Reper-cushions’ would be a sad situation indeed !! 😒 Fabulous , colourful and ‘ fluffy’ : watching Netflix in style...🎨

Beautiful 🥰

'Soft Art'

4 weeks ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Day for it.

What working from a reference looks like, when you create your own reference. 🤪
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Day for it.

What working from a reference looks like, when you create your own reference. 🤪

1 month ago

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Hahaha...love the pic.

🌹’A Rose...by Any Other Name’ ! 🌹 Now That’s Some Offer !

Nice photo!

1 month ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Hey troops, it’s LOVE MONTH! 25% off selected prints and homewares throughout February. ✌🏼❤️🎨

Cushions: arthouseonthebay.myshopify.com/collections/soft-furnishings

Prints: arthouseonthebay.myshopify.com/collections/prints

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Go Don!!!

Please reserve for me a cushion picturing the feet. Could you bring it on Wednesday thanks. Helen “Conversation”

How much 4 cushions please & how can we veiw them . Thanks

Great t-shirt 😍

Don,where can I see the cushions you have on sale. Cx

Amazing human🙌🙌🙌

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1 month ago

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Found myself in the midst of a challenging day and created a beautiful sketch as an outlet. Loved the concept enough to paint.

Found these words online that echoed the sentiment, enjoy ✌🏼❤️🎨...

silence is beauty
a gentle absence
that cools
the fevered mind

silence is hope
a quiet place
where thoughts
become dreams

silence is strength
a sweet breath
that fortifies
resolve

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Found myself in the midst of a challenging day and created a beautiful sketch as an outlet. Loved the concept enough to paint. 

Found these words online that echoed the sentiment, enjoy ✌🏼❤️🎨...

silence is beauty
a gentle absence
that cools
the fevered mind

silence is hope
a quiet place
where thoughts
become dreams

silence is strength
a sweet breath
that fortifies
resolve

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This is magical! Love it 😍💫✨

Beautifully expressed...(silence is balm to the Soul ) 🌠

Beautiful,the world is a noisy place,we could all do with more silence.

Fantastic .loving your work

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I will be watching

Onto it !! 🇦🇺🎨

1 month ago

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How exciting, look forward to seeing this evolve 🤩

Love the passion, inspiring to all styles of artists. The interaction with Don and the director 😁 so harmonious.

I can't wait for this one, so excited

Guru : definitely you !!! 🤪 Fabulous doco too, Manager !! 🎨

Wow wonderful

Beautiful work as always

Great to hear you are doing another lesson on it Don

Cindy Dawson so nice to watch 😍

Great work Don

Love it👍❤️

Peter Campbell

Loving it .

Whats the secret ingredient for sealing the charcoal? It has me wondering.

Great painting love it 🙂

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1 month ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Initial charcoal laid down, sky glazed in, sandy foreshore dry brushed for this new work of the Murray River, Perth. It’s going to be an absolute cracker! #perth #murrayriver #charcoal #glaze #acrylic #art #artistsoninstagram #artoftheday #artgallery ... See MoreSee Less

Initial charcoal laid down, sky glazed in, sandy foreshore dry brushed for this new work of the Murray River, Perth. It’s going to be an absolute cracker! #perth #murrayriver #charcoal #glaze #acrylic #art #artistsoninstagram #artoftheday #artgallery

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Looking brilliant Don!💙💙

Would be good to see this live. It looks amazing.

Great stuff Don hope you flimed this

Awesome . Looks fantastic

Troops! Wednesday’s class is a GO. Masks mandatory. Look forward to seeing (the top half of all of) your faces there! DJW
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Troops! Wednesday’s class is a GO.  Masks mandatory. Look forward to seeing (the top half of all of) your faces there! DJW 
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Sorry Don will miss you all, unfortunately my car was written off so I am still to find another, have fun ❤️

Yes! Woo-Eee !! 😷

excellent see you there x c

For public safety postponing our in person classes this week. We could potentially run a Zoom class if we get enough interest. Stay safe all!

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For public safety postponing our in person classes this week. We could potentially run a Zoom class if we get enough interest. Stay safe all! 

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Truer words have never been spoken. Could not agree more Nate Hamon! Let’s make some magic ✨

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Well said, Nate Hamon !! ( let’s do it ! Ideas ? ) 🎨🎼💡💡

Thank you Don!

Well said Nate

2 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Hitting 2021 at full speed 💨

DJW hard at work in the studio this morning with 3 easels going with 3 very different commissioned projects on each. Variety is the spice of life.
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Hitting 2021 at full speed 💨 

DJW hard at work in the studio this morning with 3 easels going with 3 very different commissioned projects on each. Variety is the spice of life.

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I just found this site and was so excited to see how your work has evolved. I was gifted two of your early works that my parents bought many years ago. Great rustic scenes! The works I see here are fantastic. Congratulations on a long lifetime of exceptional works of art.

How Joyful, beautiful start to 2021 ❤️❤️❤️

Loved our catch up this morning!! Have left with a skip in my step. Thank you so much . Paul & Carolyn Dutton

Happy new year can't wait to see you Wednesday 😃

Happy New Year!

Amazing! 👏❤️👏

Hi guys happy new year. Could you tell me when part 2 of setting the scene will be availble on isolation education please . Thanks

Go, brother, go

Wonderful to see.xx

Jill Dutton xxx

Just WOW

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A heartfelt thank-you for your continued support throughout the bizarre year that was 2020. Some thoughts for 2021 ... and everyday.

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A heartfelt thank-you for your continued support throughout the bizarre year that was 2020. Some thoughts for 2021 ... and everyday. 

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Happy New Year Don and Margaret, sending you both lots of love.🎊💕🎊

Happy New Year, may 2021 be a great year

Happy New Year Don and Family❤️

New Year wishes from Graeme and Margaret Johnston. Love the poem!

Happy New Year Don and Margaret, may you have magical realism each day of 2021 ❤️❤️

Amen and happy new year Donald!

A very Happy New Year to you and your family Don 💖💖

Happy New Year to you and family🥳🎉🥂

Happy New Year to you and Marg - The best is very definitely yet to come

Best thoughts for a Happy New Year to you and your family Don.🥰

Happy New year to you and your family Don.

Happy New Year to you, Don, and your family! I’m excited about 2021!

Happy New Year Don and Marg.

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“Even though this Christmas
We must spend apart,
You're still right here with me,
Because I keep you in my heart.
So picture me there beside you
Sitting by the twinkling tree,
And rest assured next Christmas
You'll truly be spending it with me.”

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Merry Christmas everyone xxxxxx

Looks amazing Merry Christmas 🎄 ❤️🎄

Merry Christmas 🎁 x

Looks awesome! Merry Christmas Santa

OAM should be OMG, with the efforts you have gone to for xmas. Have a good one

Seeing this brought back lovely memories of last year’s Christmas art party!! Merry merry Christmas 🎄🎅🏻and I hope your Christmas was half as good as ours was here!! 🌟Had the best Christmas Day in many years, with family and lots of love ❤️ ❤️❤️❤️

Trust you had a great day Don, merry Xmas to you and the family ❤❤🐈🐈🙋‍♀️

Hope you have had a wonderful day xx

Merry Christmas

A very Merry Christmas to you DJW and family 🍺🍺

What a Christmas wonderland! Well done, Donald and Margaret!

Love it

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YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE!!!

SANTAS LOLLY RUN ON THE 24th HAS NOW BEEN DELAYED UNTIL 16:00 AS WE HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT SANTAS HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE HEAT!

SANTA WILL BE IN FULL SWING IN THE COOLER TEMPERATURE 🎅🚒🇦🇺
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Nikki how cool is he

Santa’s Health, Safety and well-being is absolutely top priority ! ( he has a busy night ahead of him ! ) 🛍🎁❣️

Awesome santa

Santa must stay well - he has a big job to do on Thursday night. Thanks Santa - you’re the best 🥰

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Something to remember ✌🏼❤️🎨

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Happy Christmas, Don ❤️

Well said. 💕

Wonderful words of kindness and love

♥️♥️♥️

Absolutely ! ❣️🌟

Very true

So true ❤️

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3 months ago

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Postage of artworks to be received prior to Christmas has finished, however don’t fret!

DJW is now chained to his easel working frantically on an aggregation of commissioned works, which means the studio is open for visitors to observe, heckle or purchase last minute gifts at the following times:

Saturday 19/12 8am-11am
Monday 21/12 10am - 3pm
Tuesday 22/12 10am - 3pm
Wednesday 23/12 10am - 3pm

In a year like no other, give a gift like no other!
Studio contact: 07 5546 1272
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3 months ago

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Absolutely spoilt again this year by the Wednesday crew. Proud of all you have each accomplished artistically this year. Will treasure the apron and attempt not to drop as much paint on it as my regular clothes. Merry Christmas troops! ... See MoreSee Less

Absolutely spoilt again this year by the Wednesday crew. Proud of all you have each accomplished artistically this year. Will treasure the apron and attempt not to drop as much paint on it as my regular clothes. Merry Christmas troops!

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Merry Christmas Don.xxx

Merry Christmas. Another memorable fun day

Thank you Don for your inspirational demo's and keeping us going throughout 2020. Have a great Christmas and best wishes for 2021.😘🥂🍾

Merry Christmas Don, it was a great Christmas break up party, thank you🙂

Well deserved.

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3 months ago

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In a year like no other, give a gift like no other! ✌🏼❤️🎨

Tomorrow will be our absolute cut off for taking new print orders to be received before Christmas, however we do have some ready to go prints stocked in the studio, @jacobs_well_tavern and @doleman_property_group as well as originals & homewares. Give us a call on 0755461272 make appt/ check someone is in the studio.

Due to the request for private lessons we are offering a Christmas special for 2 hours at $200 (includes materials and teaching topic of your choice) Vouchers provided. If any of the above could make yourself or a loved one happy - get in contact!
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In a year like no other, give a gift like no other!  ✌🏼❤️🎨 

Tomorrow will be our absolute cut off for taking new print orders to be received before Christmas, however we do have some ready to go prints stocked in the studio, @jacobs_well_tavern and @doleman_property_group as well as originals & homewares. Give us a call on 0755461272 make appt/ check someone is in the studio. 

Due to the request for private lessons we are offering a Christmas special for 2 hours at $200 (includes materials and teaching topic of your choice) Vouchers provided. If any of the above could make yourself or a loved one happy - get in contact!

3 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

#smallbusinesschallenge

I LOVE THIS SO MUCH, SUPPORT SMALL✌🏼❤️🎨

Post 5 pictures of your small business and a few words about what you do. If anyone is interested to buy an item they can ask for the link.

(1. Original artworks, 2. Painting Workshops, 3. Commissioned artworks, 4. Limited edition prints, 5. Online art courses)
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Jill Dutton Sarah Jane Miller Sam Dutton

Fantastic Don - love them

Joanne Prudence Sarah

Love them!!!

3 months ago

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3 months ago

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I ❤ your work. Reminds me of my home in summertime at Cape Cod, Ma

Hey Don 🤚🖐🤚

Keen to see that bar of yours in the background my ol friend

Your work is incredible!

Can't wait to purchase the vid

Looking great Don

Love this

Will this be a lesson on your Iso Education site Donald? Great work by the way!

Hello

Amazing Don love watching you paint 😘

Hello

Thanks for tuning in! Bit of an insider view into the happenings of the studio on a Wednesday night.

Brilliant😊❤

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3 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

It seems as though we blinked this year and #christmas is now upon us, and a vastly different Christmas experience at that.

With our usual end of year markets & exhibits are not taking place, we are making the most of online platforms (and studio visits by appointment) to offer unique and thoughtful gift opportunities for your loved ones (or yourself, you deserve it!)

We are kicking off December with 20% off the displayed price on all Limited Edition Canvas Prints. This will be applied automatically storewide at checkout but if you have any issues please message or contact 0423375765. Here’s a small selection of some of the beautiful works on sale ✌🏼❤️🎨
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3 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Thank-you to all of those who took advantage of our Black Friday (weekend) Sales. We were overwhelmed with the response. The original artworks are packaged, waiting to be couriered. DJW’s publisher is madly printing the limited edition canvas giclee prints to be signed, coated and sent out to their new homes. Thank-you again for supporting small Australian owned family businesses. ✌🏼❤️🎨 ... See MoreSee Less

Thank-you to all of those who took advantage of our Black Friday (weekend) Sales. We were overwhelmed with the response. The original artworks are packaged, waiting to be couriered. DJW’s publisher is madly printing the limited edition canvas giclee prints to be signed, coated and sent out to their new homes.  Thank-you again for supporting small Australian owned family businesses. ✌🏼❤️🎨

3 months ago

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Reminds me of NZ.

Just so good , Guru, ( and of course your indispensable producer...)Woo- Eee. 🎨

Natasha Greig Kate Hare

Vicki Ford

Well, that was a nice surprise!❤️

Can't wait to purchase it when will it be available?

Sonia Corsaletti Trainor

Great stuff

Phenomenal talent

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3 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

A rare photograph of DJW in his natural habitat🐒🌿... now being dutifully overlooked by a 5m x 1.4m panel commissioned in 1988 (one of 4) for Roma Street Travelodge celebrating the Queensland outback.

This panel of the artwork slowly made its way home, most recently being gifted back to Donald by fellow artist, Kel Nielsen after selling his property. It is now proudly hung from the mezzanine in Don’s new studio like it was painted to fit! Fancy that! ✌🏼❤️🎨
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A rare photograph of DJW in his natural habitat🐒🌿... now being dutifully overlooked by a 5m x 1.4m panel commissioned in 1988 (one of 4) for Roma Street Travelodge celebrating the Queensland outback. 

This panel of the artwork slowly made its way home, most recently being gifted back to Donald by fellow artist, Kel Nielsen after selling his property. It is now proudly hung from the mezzanine in Don’s new studio like it was painted to fit! Fancy that! ✌🏼❤️🎨

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That's amazing.

👏👏👏👏👏

Kell says it’s good to see the piece back home. 👍🎉

Super painting that! I’m sure that would have required a beer or two to paint

This colours are stunning! Beautiful work, Don!

Wow that is awesome ❤️

Don i have been watching your videos, do have only the 28 ?

What a stunning photo of Don in his studio. 🌈

Wonderful to see his work again..fantastic...Lyn Foster.

Stunning work Donald. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas

Adelè Nielsen- not sure I could say goodbye to any of ours! What a beauty this is.

Great work Don.

Very impressive.

Looks Amazing

Fantastic, So good to see. xx

Amazing

Wow, amazing

Oh my goodness - Margaret Kirman. Is this Heaven ? Xx

Glorious!

Gosh that is brilliant.

❤️❤️❤️❤️ love you xx

I wish these beauties were in my house.

WOW , WOW, Stunning.

Now that is seriously cool 😎

Fabulous

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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Thanks to #covid we have begun the massive undertaking of making #DJW ‘s catalogue of limited edition prints and originals available on #Facebook, #instagram and #shopify . In the spirit of embracing the #ONLINETREND , we are jumping on the #BlackFriday bandwagon with 30 percent off storewide by using #discountcode BLACKFRIDAY20 at the checkout. INJECT SOME COLOUR INTO YOUR BLACK FRIDAY ✌🏼❤️🎨 ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to #covid we have begun the massive undertaking of making #djw ‘s catalogue of limited edition prints and originals available on #facebook, #instagram and #shopify . In the spirit of embracing the #onlinetrend , we are jumping on the #blackfriday bandwagon with 30 percent off storewide by using #discountcode BLACKFRIDAY20 at the checkout. INJECT SOME COLOUR INTO YOUR BLACK FRIDAY ✌🏼❤️🎨Image attachmentImage attachment

3 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Secretly created this black & white of my brother Neil and his dearest Max in celebration of his 80th birthday today. Such a shame we weren’t able to deliver in person. We’ll share a beer together soon. Love you mate, from the better looking brother. ... See MoreSee Less

Secretly created this black & white of my brother Neil and his dearest Max in celebration of his 80th birthday today. Such a shame we weren’t able to deliver in person. We’ll share a beer together soon. Love you mate, from the better looking brother.

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Great portrait

Love Brother Love

love it x c

Amazing... Happy birthday Neil 🎉🎂🍺🍺🍺

A fantastic picture and captured the true essence of this great man 😍

Fantastic! 👏👏👏

Fabulous Don. X

Well done.🤗🤗

Absolutely amazing

Gosh you’re alike!! Both better looking 🤣🤣🤣

Ohh that is a great picture DJ❤️👌

That is amazing.

Simply wonderful ! ( peas in a pod ... genetics shine here ! ) 🎉

Stunning, 👏👏👏👏

That’s such a beautiful thing to do love it

Brilliant.

Beautiful 🥰

Omg amazing

Fabulous & lovely gift Don

Fantastic well done.

That's beautiful Donald James Waters ❤

Brilliant 👍

Love it

💓💓💓💓

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3 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Progress shot of the #artwork DJW has been working on with his students displaying how to achieve two distinctly separate environments in the single composition.

Now referencing #dogs to sketch into the #beach scene in charcoal, because you can’t enjoy coldies on the sand without ya best mate around. 🐕 🍺 🤣

Even the #fantasy scapes manage to be distinctly Australian 🇦🇺
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Progress shot of the #artwork DJW has been working on with his students displaying how to achieve two distinctly separate environments in the single composition. 

Now referencing #dogs to sketch into the #beach scene in charcoal, because you can’t enjoy coldies on the sand without ya best mate around. 🐕 🍺 🤣 

Even the #fantasy scapes manage to be distinctly Australian 🇦🇺Image attachmentImage attachment

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Love your work. Hope I can own an original one day. WA Neil

4 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Just posting this bright old classic to test out our new online shopping capabilities. Just incase old St Nick can’t travel internationally for Christmas deliveries this year, we’ve got you covered 🎅🏻🚫✈️ ... See MoreSee Less

Just posting this bright old classic to test out our new online shopping capabilities. Just incase old St Nick can’t travel internationally for Christmas deliveries this year, we’ve got you covered 🎅🏻🚫✈️

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Hi don is this painting constructed in the same way as you describe in your courses. That is charcoal drawing first ?

4 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Another ‘SNL’ Studio Nite Live done & dusted with my great mate @jacobandrosiejane 🎤 A very hopeful piece emerged from our session last night - looking forward to 2021! Thank-you to our live audiences input ✌🏼❤️ 🎨 🎹 ... See MoreSee Less

Another ‘SNL’ Studio Nite Live done & dusted with my great mate @jacobandrosiejane 🎤 A very hopeful piece emerged from our session last night - looking forward to 2021! Thank-you to our live audiences input ✌🏼❤️ 🎨 🎹Image attachmentImage attachment

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Mark Todd our favourite artist in action xox

‘The Guru’ also has Works permanently exhibiting in The Gallery in the Corridor ( Saverin House ) 205 Main St. Beenleigh. Q.4207. ( Open Daily 9-3 ). * View His Masterpieces There too...Come On In. 🎨❣️

Xox

Was a good night

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Just over an hour until we start streaming from JACOB’s studio - painting live inspired by live music. Enjoy! ... See MoreSee Less

Last minute decision to get our creative on 🤘🏼 Tune in tomorrow night at 7pm AEST ... See MoreSee Less

We will remember them.
Thank-you for your service. 🇦🇺🇳🇿
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We will remember them. 
Thank-you for your service. 🇦🇺🇳🇿Image attachment

4 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Charcoal sketch prepped ready to demonstrate adding opaque colour and coloured glazes in tomorrow’s art class. Will be an exciting lesson! ... See MoreSee Less

Charcoal sketch prepped ready to demonstrate adding opaque colour and coloured glazes in tomorrow’s art class. Will be an exciting lesson!

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Oh my goodnesss you are one amazing artist my inspiration x

Stacey ✌️

Fantastic love the detail ❤️💜

Wow i would love to see it when you have finished it

Wow

Love the t-shirt 😉 @mcgregorschool

That looks awesome

Can’t wait! I’m excited!

Fabulous work Don

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4 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Just sold this little beauty on @bluethumbart 👌🏼 Now stocking DJW originals and giclee prints. Check it out here: bluethumb.com.au/donald-james-waters 🎄 Christmas is coming! ... See MoreSee Less

Just sold this little beauty on @bluethumbart 👌🏼 Now stocking DJW originals and giclee prints. Check it out here: https://bluethumb.com.au/donald-james-waters 🎄 Christmas is coming!

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Congrats Don

Beautiful, lucky buyers!💙

Don this is so beautiful but now retired I will have to learn to paint my own

Lovely

Wow, this is gorgeous Don, wouldn't we all love to have a backyard pool like this! 👍

That was one of my favourites. It's gorgeous.

Absolutely fabulous 🥳

Awesome , Guru . ( the buyer had good taste ). 🎉

Wonderful painting, lucky people👍

Awesome ❤️❤️❤️

Congratulations!

So gorgeous

Congratulations Don!! 🎉

Congratulations

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4 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

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Get 10% off any order using code BCSN10
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An artwork lasts a lifetime.
Dont miss a rare opportunity to save on original Australian artworks.
Get 10% off any order using code BCSN10
Get 15% off orders >$1,500 using code BCSN15
Sale ends 9 NOV on bluethumb.com.au

4 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Loving experimenting with this technique of adding content into an abstractionist work. After all these years I still strive to always be growing and pushing the boundaries as an artist. ... See MoreSee Less

Loving experimenting with this technique of adding content into an abstractionist work. After all these years I still strive to always be growing and pushing the boundaries as an artist.

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You can thank Jacob don without him I’ve never seen any of your work but I’m glad I do now love everything you do up to now Darcy Doyal was my best liked local artist but I’ve since changed your now number 1 imo

Great one Don.

Oh crap he’s going to grow more ya just can’t rely on anything

Looks fantastic

That’s so good 👍

Just love this 😀

Good one Donald

👍❤️

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Even after 40 years as an artist, I still have to practice and I still have to do my homework. Like anything - ‘You only get out, what you put in!’

Happy painting ✌🏼❤️🎨
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Even after 40 years as an artist, I still have to practice and I still have to do my homework. Like anything - ‘You only get out, what you put in!’

Happy painting ✌🏼❤️🎨

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This is amazing👍♥️

This is my fave🥰

5 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Just an old dog trying some new tricks. Really enjoying isolating characters on this 300 x 400 size. Could be displayed together or individually. Excited to explore this format more. ... See MoreSee Less

Just an old dog trying some new tricks. Really enjoying isolating characters on this 300 x 400 size. Could be displayed together or individually. Excited to explore this format more.

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These are greats. Are you selling them? If so how much? Steve would love them....

Love them

Awesome Don

An other few masterpieces from U Don, really beautiful and energetic!

Love them don , no doubt they will be well received ..

Love these, I admire your style and the way you have stayed recognisable anytime I see one or your figures I know it’s you.

They are awesome Don ❤️❤️

Love 💕

I like 👌

Fantastic. 🤗🤗

So much action, very vibrant❤️

love these!

So bright and energetic - love them!

These look great!!

Wow.🏄‍♂️🏄‍♂️🏄‍♂️

They look great Don.

Wow amazing

They look great Don!! 👏🏻👏🏻

Love them👍❤️

Very nice Don. Please don’t let Kerry see them.

Bottom right is my favourite. Like the colours.

Love these!

Bottom left is my fave

Love these amazing ❤️

You are monumental, Don!

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5 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Filming lessons for isolationeducation.vhx.tv 🎥
Check www.djwaters.com.au for details and catalogue of lessons. Learn art from the comfort of your own home (or anywhere), at your own pace ✌🏼❤️🎨
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Are you drawing me a pic don

What we should all do is get him to sign those pjs and auction them off they are just a seperate work of art 😮😮

Good evening young man 👨

Love all his lessons would like more

Oh, deja vu!😊

Justine Brown - enjoy!

Hello Australia xx

Wish the cameraman could zoom in

What he’s still in his pjs 😊😊😊

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The latest Isolation Education lesson on Graphite AKA the humble pencil! A great introduction to graphite or necessary revisit discussing which tools you need, how they work and why. Experimenting with graphite to build your knowledge, skillset and the beginning of still life drawing. isolationeducation.vhx.tv/products/graphite-essentials ... See MoreSee Less

The latest Isolation Education lesson on Graphite AKA the humble pencil! A great introduction to graphite or necessary revisit discussing which tools you need, how they work and why. Experimenting with graphite to build your knowledge, skillset and the beginning of still life drawing. https://isolationeducation.vhx.tv/products/graphite-essentials

5 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

You’re able to holiday from home with this 1500 x 600 acrylic canvas ‘Break’. Just listed on @bluethumbart, @lovinglifewithlennox giving it a test run and books we are vibing to read on this ‘lounge room getaway’. #art #artistsoninstagram #interiordesign #interiorstyling #coastalliving #coastaldecor #ocean #beach #beachlife #blue #aqua #teal ... See MoreSee Less

You’re able to holiday from home with this 1500 x 600 acrylic canvas ‘Break’. Just listed on @bluethumbart, @lovinglifewithlennox giving it a test run and books we are vibing to read on this ‘lounge room getaway’. #art #artistsoninstagram #interiordesign #interiorstyling #coastalliving #coastaldecor #ocean #beach #beachlife #blue #aqua #tealImage attachmentImage attachment

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Living the dream life ! Awesome ! 🌊🏝

Getting ready for a sunny afternoon stock photoshoot. Some Aussie ocean beauties here 😍 🌊 💙 #art #artist #artwork #artoftheday #artistsofinstagram #contemporaryart #modernart #ocean #oceaneyes #blue #bluesky #aqua #aquascape #beach #beachlife #beachvibes #surf #surfing #diving #fish #fishing  #sunset #sunnyday #summer #summervibes #shipwreck #islandlife #colour #acrylic #acrylicpainting

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Insanely beautiful artwork 🎨

5 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

DJW completed this artwork today.... it could be coincidence but I have a sneaking suspicion it was modelled on the parents jumping for joy at the conclusion of school holidays !? #art #jumpforjoy #celebration #freedom #blue #sunset #sunrise #happiness ... See MoreSee Less

DJW completed this artwork today.... it could be coincidence but I have a sneaking suspicion it was modelled on the parents jumping for joy at the conclusion of school holidays !? #art #jumpforjoy #celebration #freedom #blue #sunset #sunrise #happiness

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I love it and the colours are amazing.

Brilliant

Looks like the Coochiemudlo kids jumping off the jetty, 🤣🤣🤣🤣

Love it!

Beautiful!❤️💙💛 I'm pretty sure it's not the teachers!😂

❤️❤️❤️❤️

Love it! Everything he does I love!😎👍

Love it

No doubt!!!!

😁♥️😘

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By request - these are the two artworks HRH Queen Elizabeth II acquired for The Royal Collection. ‘What Are The Kids Up To’ and The Next One’.

Encompassing a diverse snapshot of Australia in these artworks. What a journey art has taken me on, thank-you for sharing it with me!

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By request - these are the two artworks HRH Queen Elizabeth II acquired for The Royal Collection.  ‘What Are The Kids Up To’ and The Next One’. 

Encompassing a diverse snapshot of Australia in these artworks. What a journey art has taken me on, thank-you for sharing it with me! 

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Bloody fantastic. What an achievement Don. Feel so privilaged to have done a workshop many years ago with a Royal Artist!!😁

Congratulations

Lucky lady 👍🏾👑

Congratulations Don,I’m sure they have found the perfect home.lol

HRH has excellent taste by choosing your paintings for her collection, such an honour👍

The Royals have GREAT TASTE mate, what more can I say... 🙂 Well done, what an honor... 🙂 x

An amazing achievement 🎉 Congratulations!

They are brilliant paintings Don!

Love these! Her Highness has great taste! 🤗

These are up there in my favs!

The royals do have great taste. So do I... I love this one. No 5/450

They represent the outback to the sea.

I often wondered what art she had of yours, now we know 👍🏼 I hope she shelled out for originals 😂

Love them, so awesome

Love these Don, they look amazing ❤️

Just amazing 😊😊

Wow!

I love love love them xxx

👍♥️♥️

Judith Ingwersen this was that artist I was talking about

Jake LaceWhitney Jane

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5 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

This is my publisher Scott from @originpublishing☺️ We have worked together for 18 years now! ❤️

He began reproducing my artworks after HRH Queen Elizabeth II selected 2 of my paintings displayed at Novotel for CHOGM for The Royal Art Collection.

Scott has revolutionised the print process and won many awards for being the best in his field. There are many processes involved to get to the stage photographed but this is my favourite -

I get to put a piece of myself onto every limited edition print by painting my signature in acrylic, hand signing & numbering and giving my blessing before they are sent off to their new homes.

✌🏼❤️🎨

#art #gicleeprint #queen #hrhcollection #novotel #chogm #commonwealth #interiordesign #artprints #print #artwork #artprint #colour #color #ocean #surf #limitededition #signature #original #originpublishing #renovation #styleinspo #styling #coastalliving #hamptons #holiday #summer #sun #endlesssummer #foreveryoung
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This is my publisher Scott from @originpublishing☺️ We have worked together for 18 years now! ❤️

He began reproducing my artworks after HRH Queen Elizabeth II selected 2 of my paintings displayed at  Novotel for CHOGM for The Royal Art Collection. 

Scott has revolutionised the print process and won many awards for being the best in his field. There are many processes involved to get to the stage photographed but this is my favourite - 

I get to put a piece of myself onto every limited edition print by painting my signature in acrylic, hand signing & numbering and giving my blessing before they are sent off to their new homes. 

✌🏼❤️🎨

#art #gicleeprint #queen #hrhcollection #novotel #chogm #commonwealth #interiordesign #artprints #print #artwork #artprint #colour #color #ocean #surf #limitededition #signature #original #originpublishing #renovation #styleinspo #styling #coastalliving #hamptons #holiday #summer #sun #endlesssummer #foreveryoung

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Scott does do a wonderful job- so nice to see that that is one business that’s still going strong.

We had prints of an amazing original you did for us of our son. It's such high quality! Those paintings in this photo would make great Jigsaw puzzles!!

Fabulous !! ( the Man, the work, the mission ) ❣️🎨

What a great story and you would have many more 😂

‘Great Set’ ... all mine 🌊🏄🏽‍♂️💙🌼💕

Lizzie has good taste.

Wow how special.

Fantastic! I would love it if you could show us the 2:paintings Queen Elizabeth selected 🙂

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5 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

‘Gem Seekers’ sold via Bluethumb. Great result! 👌🏼 #art #onlineart #onlinegallery #bluethumbartist #bluethumb #interiordesign #acrylicpainting #canvas #forest ... See MoreSee Less

‘Gem Seekers’ sold via Bluethumb. Great result! 👌🏼 #art #onlineart #onlinegallery #bluethumbartist #bluethumb #interiordesign #acrylicpainting #canvas #forest

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One day I hope to get a DJW original for my wall!

Love it, there is a happy customer out there ❤️

Beautiful painting, lucky buyer!💙💙💙

Congrats Don

I have three wonderful original Don Waters for sale. Let me know if you’re interested!

Saving up my dollars 💵 for my original 💙💙

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5 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Endless summer, endless possibilities... 🌊 ☀️ Setting the scene for a new range of DJW goodies. #endlesssummer #endlesspossibilities #Ocean #blue #Aqua #waves #homewares #apparel ... See MoreSee Less

Endless summer, endless possibilities... 🌊 ☀️ Setting the scene for a new range of DJW goodies.  #endlesssummer #endlesspossibilities #ocean #blue #aqua #waves #homewares #apparel

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That is fantastic. I love it.

Stunning I feel like I’m there

Love love love!

Oh my goodness - I have just the wall for this 😍😍

Love the color

Nice

Oo dreamy ♡

Love this 🌊

Ooo what's coming?

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5 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Getting the ✅ of approval from the mini-boss Lennox for today’s demonstration using @chroma_inc heavy gel medium, acrylics and free flow. All fantastic products. #chroma #artelier #heavygelmedium #freeflow #acrylic #acrylicpainting #technique #demonstration #artclass #grandkids #boss ... See MoreSee Less

Getting the ✅ of approval from the mini-boss Lennox for today’s demonstration using @chroma_inc heavy gel medium, acrylics and free flow. All fantastic products. #chroma #artelier #heavygelmedium #freeflow #acrylic #acrylicpainting #technique #demonstration #artclass #grandkids #boss

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Great to watch you create this amazing painting Don and Lennox is doing a wonderful job of showing it off!🙌😍😁

I agree Lennox! That is stunning Don.

Another stunning piece of artwork love it 😍

Looks great 👍

That is so stunning ❤️

Ooh...I like!

Amazing 😉

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5 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

DJW packing his Artelier essentials ready to teach. Join his ‘DJW Art Classes & Seminars’ Group on Facebook to stay up to date with online classes, classes and seminar info. ✌🏼❤️🎨 #art #artclass #online #facebook #facebookgroup #onlinecommunity #artelier #chroma #matisse #colour ... See MoreSee Less

DJW packing his Artelier essentials ready to teach. Join his ‘DJW Art Classes & Seminars’ Group on Facebook to stay up to date with online classes, classes and seminar info. ✌🏼❤️🎨 #art #artclass #online #facebook #facebookgroup #onlinecommunity #artelier #chroma #matisse #colour

Brightening my daughter’s kitchen. ✌🏼❤️🎨

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Just love this makes the kitchen a happy place 😂😂

Certainly brightens the kitchen.

Looks beautiful and joyful Emma.

Thanks Cherylle!

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Happy birthday Amy! It was a pleasure to create this keepsake for you 💓What an awesome gift idea!

Amy was blown away with this one, I was struggling for a gift idea (I like to be sneaky and innovative) but a quick chat with Donald James Waters OAM sorted that out instantly.

The amazing man created a canvas with Amy as the feature for her 40th birthday celebrations. Then all our beautiful friends personalised it with messages and love.

I am so happy that Don created this for us, but no where near as happy as Amy is right now.

Thank you to all our wonderful friends who came and celebrated with us last night you made the day amazing and we couldn’t be happier to have spent our day with such an amazing bunch of friends we love each and everyone of you thank you for everything you do to make all of our days happy.
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Happy birthday Amy! It was a pleasure to create this keepsake for you 💓