By Debbie Anderson

Learn to paint a deep blue sky, and how adding small details can result in a realistic painting.

The Pencarrow Lighthouse was New Zealand's first permanent lighthouse. It was run by New Zealand's only female lighthouse-keeper, Mary Jane Bennett, who took over when her husband George, the former keeper, tragically passed away.

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