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Amanda McLean

Amanda McLean meets Graeme Stevenson on Colour IN Your life

Colour in Your Life featured artist Amanda McLean appeared on Colour In Your Life Season Seventeen (17)

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Amanda McLean is a nationally renowned Pastel Artist who has been painting with the medium for over 30 years & teaching for over 20. She has a passion for the Australian landscape and coastline in its varying forms and is recognised for her sensitive interpretations, especially her rendering of clouds, skies, and water. Her paintings are often hailed for their sensitivity and ‘sense of place’.

She has written extensively about the Pastel medium for Australian Artist Magazine and International Artist Magazine, and was an editorial consultant to Australian Artist for many years. Both Magazines have described her as ‘one of the country’s leading pastellists’. Amanda has worked closely with the Australian Company Art Spectrum to produce new pastel colours and paper types, and to test new materials.

A popular and widely sought after tutor, her teaching style is positive, empathetic and she is generous in sharing her knowledge. Amanda has taught many classes & workshops, both nationally & internationally. Amanda McLean currently conducts private classes near her home in Murrumbateman, just outside of Canberra, ACT. Master classes and workshops from her private studio and other workshops are held regularly and are available on request.

Amanda McLean has a long history of group & solo exhibitions since the mid-Eighties, including an international exhibition. Her work is collected both nationally and internationally.

You can contact Amanda McLean about her art tips or art techniques directly via her website at

Episode: S17E07

Original Air Date: 25th May 2018

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