Light & Colour Modelling

Week One video lesson free. More free tutorials are available on our teaching site artVillage. For further details contact Leoni on 0409 542 557. VIDEO HERE.

Plein-Air Workshop on Freycinet Peninsula with Leoni Duff

June 6th to June 10th 2023

5 wonderful days tuition and painting with professional artist and teacher Leoni Duff & a 1 day guest watercolourist Rod Trip Gardner.

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Surface & Symbols
Leoni Duff – Solo Exhibition

Gallery Pejean.
February 13th to March 25th

Art Tip: Seeing the large tonal masses.

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

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

About our Art Gallery

Established 14 years ago in 2008, our gallery has quickly become a hub of artistic activity and inspiration for established and emerging artist.

Come and visit us and have a look around.

Leoni Duff Galleries

A little bit of lace…

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

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

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Darks and Lights

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

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Stage 1.

The board was painted in 2 coats of storm blue pastel primer. To keep the lovely warm late summer sunlight in the painting and to keep the luminosity under the pale grasses on the hill I dissolved ochre yellows and oranges with white spirit to form the underpainting and block in the light areas of the composition against the rich blue of the board. Read more

Coming Events

Leoni Duff Solo Exhibition –Gallery Pejean
February 13th through to March 25th 2023.
Opening night Friday FEBRUARY 17 2023 @ 6pm.

First Floor, 70 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tas. 7250

Mob: +61 0409 542 557