Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Painting and Mixed Media Art Classes 2010 in Noosa

Final Sale Day for Paintings...Go to my etsy shop for details
New Classes for 2010--Go to my class blog for details

Happy New Painting Year
to all my blog friends and visitors
May you have a peaceful year

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Pre New Year Original Painting Etsy Sale ends Soon!

All My paintings on Etsy are currently on sale until New Year.
They are 50$ but will go back to 65$ on the 1st January 2010 . There are lots to choose from so dont miss out. Please email me if you have anymore questions or would like a different colour or commission
See my estsy shop in the black right hand column under About me. Just click on my name chris hobel  to take you to my shop directly

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Step by Step Palette Knife Painting Tuscany Stage 3 by Chris Hobel

Palette Knife Painting by Chris Hobel
Finally the red poppies and dark centres  are added

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Tuscany Painting Step by Step Palette Knife Painting by Chris Hobel Stage 2

This is the next step in the painting from the previous post. I allowed the painting to dry to keep clean colour.The purple hills, darks and foliage are  added and a few  highlights. The scene is set for the poppies in the next stage

If you would like to learn to paint please show your interest in my 2010 classes by emailing me

Monday, December 14, 2009

Step by Step Palette Knife Painting Tuscany Stage 1 by Chris Hobel

Acrylic Palette Knife Painting
This is the first step of my palette knife painting of Tuscany shown in the previous blog using Aetelier Acrylics,
the basic shapes are blocked in medium valued muted colours, I allow this to dry before continuing to reduce the muddying effect caused by overmixing colours . .
If you would like to learn to paint please show your interest in my New year classes by emailing me

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Acrylic Palette Knife Painting Tuscany by Chris Hobel

Another 8x8 painting
I really enjoy painting these with the palette knife , the paint is so thick it takes some time to dry so you can blend directly on the painting.

Price Cut Abstract Acrylic Painting on paper by Chris Hobel

Abstract Acrylic on paper 30x42cms,unframed
One of my painting experimental techniques painted without brushes

currently for sale
 for only12$ plus post


Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Abstract Acrylic Painting by Chris Hobel Australia, prize winner

Layered Textured abstract 8x8 inches
I love trying out new ideas on thse small canvases, they look great hung as a group. I teach these techniques in my classes using Atelier Interactve paints and mediums.
 This one has modelling compound, gold acrylic, burnt umber washes , irridescent colours and pearl paint
learn to paint your own in my classes

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Price Cut Paintings on Etsy by Chris Hobel

This is a sample of the canvases available  at my Painting Shop
Click on my name in the right hand  Etsy column to find more


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