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6 hours 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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2 days 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. ✌🏼❤️🎨

4 days 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

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

Vicki Ford

Well, that was a nice surprise!❤️

Great stuff

Phenomenal talent

Sonia Corsaletti Trainor

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6 days 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.

👏👏👏👏👏

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

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

Fantastic, So good to see. xx

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.

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

This colours are stunning! Beautiful work, Don!

Very impressive.

Wow that is awesome ❤️

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

Great work Don.

Wow, amazing

What a stunning photo of Don in his studio. 🌈

Amazing

Looks Amazing

❤️❤️❤️❤️ love you xx

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

Gosh that is brilliant.

I wish these beauties were in my house.

WOW , WOW, Stunning.

Now that is seriously cool 😎

Glorious!

Fabulous

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6 days ago

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7 days ago

Donald James Waters OAM

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

1 week 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

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

Amazing... Happy birthday Neil 🎉🎂🍺🍺🍺

Fabulous Don. X

Well done.🤗🤗

Absolutely amazing

Fantastic! 👏👏👏

That is amazing.

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

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

Fabulous & lovely gift Don

Ohh that is a great picture DJ❤️👌

Fantastic well done.

That’s such a beautiful thing to do love it

Stunning, 👏👏👏👏

Brilliant 👍

Brilliant.

Beautiful 🥰

Omg amazing

That's beautiful Donald James Waters ❤

Love it

💓💓💓💓

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2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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 ?

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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 ✌️

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

Fantastic love the detail ❤️💜

Wow

Can’t wait! I’m excited!

Love the t-shirt 😉 @mcgregorschool

That looks awesome

Fabulous work Don

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4 weeks 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

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

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

Beautiful, lucky buyers!💙

Lovely

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

Absolutely fabulous 🥳

Wonderful painting, lucky people👍

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

So gorgeous

Awesome ❤️❤️❤️

Congratulations!

Congratulations

Congratulations Don!! 🎉

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4 weeks ago

Donald James Waters OAM

An artwork lasts a lifetime.
Don't 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
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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

1 month 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

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

Great one Don.

Good one Donald

Looks fantastic

That’s so good 👍

Just love this 😀

👍❤️

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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🥰

2 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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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.

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

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

Awesome Don

Love 💕

Love them

So much action, very vibrant❤️

Fantastic. 🤗🤗

So bright and energetic - love them!

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

I like 👌

Bottom right is my favourite. Like the colours.

love these!

They are awesome Don ❤️❤️

Love these!

These look great!!

They look great Don!! 👏🏻👏🏻

Bottom left is my fave

They look great Don.

Love these amazing ❤️

Wow.🏄‍♂️🏄‍♂️🏄‍♂️

You are monumental, Don!

These are great, Don! 💗

Wow amazing

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2 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 👨

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

2 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 🎨

2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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 💓

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Thank you so much Donald!! It really is amazing 💙💚

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Love it mate! It is West End 🤣Finally got my Donald James Waters OAM masterpiece up on the wall to complete my office. He tells me this is West End, Brisbane. ... See MoreSee Less

Love it mate! It is West End 🤣

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Those backwards books are making me tic!

Stunning.

3 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Early morning surf as the weather in Aus starts to heat up ☀️ 🌊

DJW’s latest ‘Never Ending Journey’. We love! 💓

#art #surf #earlymorning #sunrise #beach #australia #interiordesign #artwork
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Early morning surf as the weather in Aus starts to heat up ☀️ 🌊  

DJW’s latest ‘Never Ending Journey’. We love! 💓

#art #surf #earlymorning #sunrise #beach #australia #interiordesign #artwork

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Wonderful surfing painting Don

Beautiful scene and colours. Makes me feel happy! Bring on summer!

This is beautiful as always.... I still have a special place in my heart for your "Arcadia" series :0)

😍 beautiful!

I’ve got just the right wall for that 😍

Wow! This is magnificent 👍👍

Love it 😃

Seeing this really good ! Hurry on Summer😎😎

Love the sky in this Don!

Absolutely love that busy sky.

Such a beautiful picture 😀

Wow love it.

Love this one Donald

Awesome 👍

Beautiful 🥰

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🆘 Oh £#<{!!! It’s Father’s Day on Sunday...😳

⁉️Not enough time or original ideas to let your dad know how appreciated he is?

⁉️Don’t want to browse the shops during a pandemic?

⁉️Need to assert your position as favourite child?

‼️We can help!

These gift sized limited edition canvas prints are priced competitively, stretched and ready to hang.
Aussie outback and beach scenes Dad will love❤️!Dimensions, photos & prices here: www.djwaters.com.au/exhibitions/
Call 0423375765 Pick up or local delivery.
First in, best dressed 😎
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Mark Alchin the art I alway adore at the Jacobs well tavern....hint hint 🙂

Latest online class uploaded here:

isolationeducation.vhx.tv/videos/glazing-in-white

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Latest online class uploaded here:

https://isolationeducation.vhx.tv/videos/glazing-in-white

Enjoy ✌️❤️🎨

Do you have a DJW image you love but it’s not quite the right size for where you envisage it in your home?

Luckily our limited edition giclee canvas prints can be scaled down or up to fit your custom space like this large golfing print.

Looks fantastic!
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Do you have a DJW image you love but it’s not quite the right size for where you envisage it in your home? 

Luckily our limited edition giclee canvas prints can be scaled down or up to fit your custom space like this large golfing print. 

Looks fantastic! 
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Always a pleasure to support education 📚📝

DJW donated this painting of a local farming scene which fetched over $5k at auction for Beenleigh State High School today.

A great result for all involved.
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Always a pleasure to support education 📚📝

DJW donated this painting of a local farming scene which fetched over $5k at auction for Beenleigh State High School today. 

A great result for all involved. 
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great people great painting

Su

That’s fantastic

Excellent you’re a legend Don, you are very charitable with your donations

Well Dunn Keep up the good work Loll call in on my travels

Wow, what a beautiful painting... not a bad looking couple either... 😉 x

Wow how good it that 😍

How wonderful, gotta love the Don ❤️❤️❤️

Wonderful Don

Wow Don that’s brilliant 👏👏👏👏

I loved that painting. What a great outcome.

How fantastic. Truly a legend🤗🤗

Kind heart

Such a beautiful man xx

Good on you Don!! 👏🏻👏🏻

Wonderful !

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What a lovely son, can I adopt 😆❤️❤️

Beautiful ❤️❤️❤️

Jill Purdom this is the picture I want 😍

3 months ago

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Latest two instalments in DJW's Isolation Education located here:
❤️ isolationeducation.vhx.tv/products/changing-compositions

❤️ isolationeducation.vhx.tv/products/different-skies-setting-the-scene

With ongoing restrictions, we will continue offering free isolationeducation.vhx.tv subscriptions to anyone who is struggling in lockdown. I want to help you to use The Arts to get through this challenging time.

E-mail education@djwaters.com.au to get setup. Share with anyone you think may benefit.

Stay safe and stay sane.
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Latest two instalments in DJWs Isolation Education located here: 
❤️ https://isolationeducation.vhx.tv/products/changing-compositions

❤️ https://isolationeducation.vhx.tv/products/different-skies-setting-the-scene

With ongoing restrictions, we will continue offering free https://isolationeducation.vhx.tv subscriptions to anyone who is struggling in lockdown. I want to help you to use The Arts to get through this challenging time. 

E-mail education@djwaters.com.au to get setup. Share with anyone you think may benefit. 

Stay safe and stay sane. 
✌️❤️🎨

3 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

DJW has a Limited Edition Print Popup on display this week at the beautiful Kirra Hill Community And Culture Centre. Sanitation station on entry and spacing markers.

Here is a virtual link for those who cannot attend in person: www.djwaters.com.au/exhibitions/

All ready to hang, in convenient walk away sizes and great price points. Great Father’s Day gift ideas!

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DJW has a Limited Edition Print Popup on display this week at the beautiful Kirra Hill Community And Culture Centre.  Sanitation station on entry and spacing markers.

Here is a virtual link for those who cannot attend in person: https://www.djwaters.com.au/exhibitions/

All ready to hang, in convenient walk away sizes and great price points. Great Father’s Day gift ideas! 

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Rick MacClure

Bronwyn Lacy is it on this weekend?? We’re at Burleigh for a wedding on Friday and might get down there on Saturday

Looks wonderful. Favourite artist at my favourite location - perfect combination! 😊😊

What days and times is the event open?

Love your paintings xx

Thanks Bron xxx

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4 months ago

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Another great result thanks to Bluethumb!

DJW packing this beautiful blue diptych ready to ship off to its new home.

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Another great result thanks to Bluethumb! 

DJW packing this beautiful blue diptych ready to ship off to its new home. 

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Dorothy Hack

Lucky buyer, beautiful!💙🎨💙

That’s great Don

Yeah lucky buyer, congrats Don 🥳🥳❤️❤️❤️

Coming to my home - can’t wait !

Fantastic 🥰

The tide has turned ...lol! 🌊...on a roll, Guru!! Congrats. 🎨

👏🏻👏🏻

Congrats Don

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4 months ago

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Just like finishing a good book, happy/sad emotions as the commission process capturing the members of this beautiful family, their home, pets and interests (on a tropical island) comes to an end... was just missing a baby turtle!

Thank-you for consulting with me in the studio, by phone and email- letting me get to know you so I could capture you all on canvas. It’s been an absolute pleasure and I know this will bring you many years of joy!✌🏼❤️🎨
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Just like finishing a good book, happy/sad emotions as the commission process capturing the members of this beautiful family, their home, pets and interests (on a tropical island) comes to an end... was just missing a baby turtle! 

Thank-you for consulting with me in the studio, by phone and email- letting me get to know you so I could capture you all on canvas. It’s been an absolute pleasure and I know this will bring you many years of joy!✌🏼❤️🎨Image attachment

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We have loved going on this journey with you Don, huge thanks to you, Marg, Emma and Lennox for making this such a memorable experience ❤️ We are all hooked!

Love seeing what comes out of his imagination. 🤩

It sure will Don! ❤

Amazing!! ❤️

Fab Don

👍❤️

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The bloke that said ‘never work with children or animals’ had no idea what he was talking about.

Wouldn’t be dead for quids!

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The bloke that said ‘never work with children or animals’ had no idea what he was talking about. 

Wouldn’t be dead for quids! 

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Be wary of people who don't like kids and dogs

Treasures all three...( especially the pooch !! Lol !! ). 🎨🐶❣️

Love your paintings 🥰. The little one is obviously enjoying his art too❤️

Love this! 🤗

Thanks Bluethumb! Great online gallery you can access from the safety and convenience of your own device or pc.

Follow my profile here: bluethumb.com.au/donald-james-waters

Enjoy your new artwork Nicholas, thanks for the support!

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Thanks Bluethumb! Great online gallery you can access from the safety and convenience of your own device or pc. 

Follow my profile here: https://bluethumb.com.au/donald-james-waters 

Enjoy your new artwork Nicholas, thanks for the support! 

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PSA 📣:

I have always considered myself fortunate to live out my dream as a professional artist; but to also have the tools to MANAGE MY MENTAL HEALTH USING THE ARTS.

Life has changed for many of us this year and although my exhibitions & events have been cancelled, I have been fortunate through technology to still be able to offer my art and teaching via the internet.

I want to use my skills to help anyone locked down in Melbourne to use The Arts to get through this challenging time. I am offering free subscriptions to my online Art Course: isolationeducation.vhx.tv for those affected. E-mail education@djwaters.com.au to get setup.

Share with anyone you think may benefit.
Stay safe and stay sane.
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PSA 📣: 

I have always considered myself fortunate to live out my dream as a professional artist; but to also have the tools to MANAGE MY MENTAL HEALTH USING THE ARTS. 

Life has changed for many of us this year and although my exhibitions & events have been cancelled, I have been fortunate through technology to still be able to offer my art and teaching via the internet. 

I want to use my skills to help anyone locked down in Melbourne to use The Arts to get through this challenging time. I am offering free subscriptions to my online Art Course: https://isolationeducation.vhx.tv for those affected. E-mail education@djwaters.com.au to get setup. 

Share with anyone you think may benefit. 
Stay safe and stay sane. 
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Bailey Ciavarella

Very generous.

Great initiative, Donald!

Hamish Withington

What a lovely gesture

Jane Couchman more art if you’re interested!!

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Apparently happiness is an inside job. I couldn’t possibly be sad surrounded by these in the studio.

Brightening up my 2020 with some colour!

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Apparently happiness is an inside job. I couldn’t possibly be sad surrounded by these in the studio. 

Brightening up my 2020 with some colour! 

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Thank-you for the lovely messages everyone. Can not wait to deliver the commissioned artwork to the family!

Wonderful. Are these all done with acrylic paint

Love your work!!

Spectacular! What a way to brighten the day 😍

Omg! In love!

I love your work Donald !!! 👌

Gorgeous Paintings Don xxxx

Love to be there...the island paradise that is ! Lol ! Awesome as ever. 🐡🦐🛶

Great pieces Don 👏🏻👏🏻🤗

Beautiful

Beautiful ❤️

Love these

Amazing!

Love them

Nice Don.

Hi Don Miss Wednesday's with you. Moved away 😢still painting 😊

Beautiful

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LATEST ONLINE CLASS UPLOADED!

Available here: isolationeducation.vhx.tv/browse OR if you have an existing subscription available on your account now.

Enjoy!
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Apologies for the slight delay in releasing our latest isolationeducation.vhx.tv episode today...

The ‘Assistant Producer’ has created additional editing requirements by feeding ‘The Crew’ roasted brussel sprouts under the table in close proximity to the microphone during filming.

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How gorgeous is that little man 👨 the big one ain’t bad either 😂😂😂

Brilliant ! Love it...real life with ‘ great assistants’ ! 🎨❣️

4 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

🎵 Blue skies smilin' at me
Nothin' but blue skies do I see.
Bluebirds singin' a song
Nothin' but blue skies from now on 🎶

Beautiful energy in the studio working on this ‘Covid Dreaming’ commission. She’s going to be bright! 💫
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🎵 Blue skies smilin at me
Nothin but blue skies do I see.
Bluebirds singin a song
Nothin but blue skies from now on 🎶 

Beautiful energy in the studio working on this ‘Covid Dreaming’ commission. She’s going to be bright! 💫

Dealer of ‘weird stuff’ art.
Look no further.
Inquire within.

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Dealer of ‘weird stuff’ art. 
Look no further. 
Inquire within. 

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I've had your "deep in conversation" above my dining table for years. Every time someone visits for the first time I see them counting feet and a funny look on their face 😜

We love our ‘weird stuff’ art. Never stop painting!

Well if you are looking for weird I’m pretty sure your a 10/10 for that! Still have my personal watercolour of “Barney” dog in the office. A treasure i will always have.

Oops! 🙊

Just love it😂

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Great showcase of my original and limited edition prints on display Pinot & Picasso Southport. Wonderful studio space!

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It looks gorgeous and wonderfully vibrant

4 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

Thoroughly enjoying all the commissioned artworks I’ve been involved with recently. It’s such an honour to create artworks in commemoration/celebration of significant events; capturing memories, locations and personalities to be proudly displayed and passed down through the family for years to come.

Here’s one I’m putting the finishing touches on today... I hope they love it as much as I loved creating it ✌🏼❤️🎨
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Thoroughly enjoying all the commissioned artworks I’ve been involved with recently. It’s such an honour to create artworks in commemoration/celebration of significant events; capturing memories, locations and personalities to be proudly displayed and passed down through the family for years to come. 

Here’s one I’m putting the finishing touches on today... I hope they love it as much as I loved creating it ✌🏼❤️🎨Image attachment

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I love this work Donald.

They will treasure it , it’s awesome 👏 day one

Love this one Don! Full of life and love the colours 😍😍

That’s come up beautifully Don. I’m sure they’ll love theirs as much as I love mine.

Looks wonderful Don, so alive ❤️❤️

That's amazing Don. Such a happy painting!👍

Wow really amazing. Love it. I need to commission one too

It is gorgeous. We love ours!!!!

Beautiful Don. 💝

Love them♥️

Fabulous Donald

Love it!

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4 months ago

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Two beautiful new works based on DJW’s local area now on display at Doleman Property Group.Image attachment

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Gorgeous ❤️great work!!

Both so beautiful!❤️❤️

Fabulous , Guru !!

Love them♥️

💜❤️💜❤️ fantastic

Love these

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4 months ago

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Forgotten how enjoyable it is to spend time on intricate pen work. A meditative practice for this rainy weekend 🌧

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Great lesson on Wednesday. Some of you Are missing some great lessons

So talented don. Love it

Love it! I must be channeling you....was doing the exact same thing watching a movie last night!☺️

Looking good, Don!

Ooh, I look forward to seeing this one finished.

Looks awesome Don. all the best must catch up soon

Love it

You are in your happy place.

Wow....can't wait!!!!

Wow👍♥️

Wow 🤩 💜❤️

Great work Don, it will be tops when it is finished❤️

Wow looks fantastic

Very cool 🙌🌟

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Soooo? 🤷🏽‍♂️

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Amanda 🤣

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Yep! That’s me!

Sooooi true

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DJW basking in the glorious Queensland winter sunshine. ‘Model’ pictured with:

‘Inner Heart’
300 x 1000
Acrylic on Canvas

Original on display at Doleman Property Group
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DJW basking in the glorious Queensland winter sunshine. ‘Model’ pictured with: 

‘Inner Heart’ 
300 x 1000
Acrylic on Canvas 

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Looking nice in our hallway Mr Waters!

Looks amazing Don!

Struggling artist! Hope you’re well mate

look like your fading away there old man, want me to send a Covid food package

4 months ago

Donald James Waters OAM

"Anyone could paint that!" "Yeah, but YOU didn't!"😂

So what the *BLEEP* is Abstract Art even about?! Where/how do you start?! 🤷‍♂️ This week's online lesson is an absolute cracker - a great exercise for every skill and experience level!

isolationeducation.vhx.tv/products/abstractionism-a-traditional-approach

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Anyone could paint that! Yeah, but YOU didnt!😂 

So what the *BLEEP* is Abstract Art even about?! Where/how do you start?! 🤷‍♂️ This weeks online lesson is an absolute cracker - a great exercise for every skill and experience level! 

https://isolationeducation.vhx.tv/products/abstractionism-a-traditional-approach

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5 months ago

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DJW has been working hard setting the scene of this commissioned ‘Faraway Tree’ ready for the family to join him in the studio over the weekend to be immortalised in paint form. What fun! 🌳 ... See MoreSee Less

DJW has been working hard setting the scene of this commissioned ‘Faraway Tree’ ready for the family to join him in the studio over the weekend to be immortalised in paint form. What fun! 🌳

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Absolutely beautiful Don. I adore your fabulous paintings. This one just touches my heart. Joyful. 💕

A wonderful painting, so skilful and unique❤️

Always loved your red doors, fabulous painting Don.

Thanks for all the beautiful comments everyone!

So!so! Good just love this

Would have been finished if it wasn’t for visitors. 😎

Amazing, and with 2 red doors

Ooh my .Beautiful,as always.

Wow! I love this xx

Fabulous! That was my favorite book as a child 😍

That looks brilliant

That’s great Don! 👏🏻👏🏻

Beautiful!,😍😍

Love it Don

Stunning!

Love this 😍

I love your red door series

AMAZING

This is what I want to get done Troy

Beautiful 👍

Fantastic.

Oh wow!!

Love love.

Love it 😃

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5 months ago

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Want to paint like DJW?! He’s sharing all his tips & tricks in online art lessons available at isolationeducation.vhx.tv/ ✌🏼❤️🎨 ... See MoreSee Less

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No one paints like this man x

Guru 🎨 ( WooEee)

Peter Campbell

Last week DJW had a chat with Sarah Speller on 4CA about art during coronavirus and his new online classes, listen here: www.4ca.com.au/podcast-player/show/7623567-isolation-education-online-art-classes/sarah-s-spot

This week’s online lesson is available now – coloured inks! isolationeducation.vhx.tv/products/coloured-inks

Check out isolationeducation.vhx.tv/ for individual classes for under $10AUD or access the lot for $24.95AUD / month with new videos uploaded weekly
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Last week DJW had a chat with Sarah Speller on 4CA about art during coronavirus and his new online classes, listen here: https://www.4ca.com.au/podcast-player/show/7623567-isolation-education-online-art-classes/sarah-s-spot

This week’s online lesson is available now – coloured inks! https://isolationeducation.vhx.tv/products/coloured-inks

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