“Shipping Off Murano”
Original Pastel on Sanded Paper
Image 10″ X 20″
Frame 23.5″ X 33″
artist: Tony Allain
Award winning painter, instructor and author Tony Allain has been painting for over 40 years.
He is a self-taught painter of colour, light and movement with a complete understanding of his surroundings. Born and raised in the Channel Islands he moved to paint and live in Cornwall to capture the unique clarity of light living on the peninsular of the West Country. Tony has exhibited extensively over the years, his work can be found in many leading galleries as well as private and corporate collections worldwide, including the Maritime Museum, Guernsey and Queen Mary 2, Cunard Liner. He has exhibited with The Pastel Society of America in New York, the Royal Society of Marine Artists, London, The International Pastel Exhibition, Suzhou, China and the Pastel Society, Mall Galleries, London.
A move to New Zealand in 2006 proved to be a turning point in his career with the acceptance as a Master of the Pastel Artists of New Zealand.
His work is regularly featured in The Artist Magazine, the Pastel Journal and the Practique des Arts.