The Artist's Road  World Map

Profile: Colley Whisson

Colley Whisson

Painting by Colley Whisson
Little Sirius Cove          9 x 12"          Colley Whisson  

   Born in the northern regions of Brisbane, Australia, Colley Whisson is a third generation artist. His father, Eric is considered one of Australia's most gifted painters. Colley began painting in oil at the age of 20 and held his first solo exhibition at 24. Since then he has had over 25 solo exhibitions and his work has been published in many magazine articles and books. The subjects of his paintings are not limited to the landscapes of his native Australia. Whisson travels extensively and has painted in the United States, Italy, France, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. In addition to painting, Colley Whisson is an accomplished teacher, holding frequent workshops in the United States. For a complete listing, visit his website.

   Whisson writes that he is "at his happiest professionally when he is painting full of confidence using his brush like Zorro would wield his trusty sword, dashing in marvellous darks, highlights and rendering each painting with as much skill and accuracy as possible."

   To read the entire interview with Colley Whisson and to see more of his  paintings, become a Member of The Artist's Road by clicking here. Already a Member? Click here to go to the the in-depth interview.

All artwork copyright Colley Whisson

   Enjoy this painting demonstration "A Seascape Tutorial" by Colley Whisson:        


Copyright Hulsey Trusty Designs, L.L.C. (except where noted). All rights reserved.
Become an Artist's Road Member Today!
The Artist's Road LogoClick here to become a Member and enjoy access to all the in-depth painting and travel articles, videos and tutorials. Guaranteed!
Search the Site
Pay-Per-View Articles

New! If you're not a Member of The Artist's Road, some of our articles are available as Pay-Per-View.

Click here to find out more!

Perspectives

Not ready to become a Member yet? Subscribe to our free email postcards, "Perspectives". Enter your email address here.

The Artist's Road Store
A Primer on Night Painting - Nocturnes

Nocturnes - A Primer on Night Painting

Filled with inspirational examples by the masters of nightime painting, this little book is sure to fire up your creative energies. Never tried painting at night? We show you how it's done with a step-by-step-oil demo and a tale of night painting in the wilds of Rocky Mountain National Park. The Primer on Night Painting - Nocturnes is a 7 x 7" PDF download with 40 pages of text and images. It includes a gallery of paintings by masters of the nocturne, information to inspire and encourage you in your plein air nocturne painting, an illustrated step-by-step demo and tips for working in pastel and oil. Also available in a softcover edition. Check out the tools and other products that we use in our own art and travels in The Artist's Road Store. We only offer things for sale that we enthusiastically believe in.

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

New Member Content

Common American Swan, John James AudubonArt of the Bird



 Custom Colors for AbiquiuCreating Custom Tube Colors

 

Gold Never Fades, 12 x 16" Oil, © David GriffinVoices of Experience:David Griffin

Reflections at Grez sur Loing, 1884, Willard Leroy MetcalfOn Reflection

 

VoLate Afternoon in the Garden, Plein Air, 12x16", © Maria Marinoices of Experience:Maria Marino

 Datura and Hummingbird, Brazil, Marianne NorthBotanical Art and the Amazing Marianne North

 

 The Artist's House at Giverny, 1913, Claude MonetThe Best is Yet to Come-Art After 65

 

Night Fishing, Full Moon, Oil, © John HulseyA Tonalism Demonstration


 ArArtists in Red Poppies in Tuscany Italy, John Hulsey Workshopt Among the Poppies:Part II


 On the Hills of Settignano, Telemaco SignoriniThe Italian Macchiaioli
Forerunners of Impressionism


Photograph of John Hulsey Painting with Long Oil Brush
Oil Painting Brushes

 Landscape with Sunrise by Claude MonetThe Perspectives Archive

and MUCH MORE!

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

About Us

Photograph of John Hulsey and Ann Trusty in Glacier National Park
We are artists, authors and teachers with over 40 years of experience in painting the world's beautiful places. We created The Artist's Road in order to share our knowledge and experiences with you, and create a community of like-minded individuals.  You can learn more about us and see our original paintings by clicking on the links below.
About Ann
     About John
 Hulsey Trusty Studios

We are also regular contributors to the Plein Air blog at Artist Daily.

TAR logo