Cockatoo Island Red

Wendy Shortland is a teacher of acrylic painting, book art and sketching.Between 2002 and 2007 she gained an Advanced Diploma in Fine Art at the Sydney Gallery School, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, majoring in painting and drawing, at COFA (College of Fine Arts) - part of the University of New South Wales.

Wendy has been a consultant for the acrylic paint company, Derivan, since 2000. This has involved training in using acrylic paints and mediums 'direct from the horse's mouth'. She teaches painting in acrylics, and sketching en plein air.

Wendy enjoys sketching, painting and printmaking. She makes solar plate etchings from her sketches. She also likes playing with her Gelli plate.


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This image is from Wendy's sketchbook.