Category Archives: Acrylics

Acrylic Paint Pouring – 4

This one is huge – 30″ x 40″.  It did not turn out at all like I was intending, it’s way too busy.  But as usual, I learned a lot.  For instance, I tried to do a second pour to … Continue reading

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Acrylic Paint Pouring – Free Pour

So, here’s the 3rd one in this series.  There are a number of different ways to get the paint onto the canvas.  One is a “flip cup” pour.  Multiple colors of paint are put into one cup, you invert the … Continue reading

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Acrylic Paint Pouring – First Attempt

So, this is my latest obsession.  Mixing acrylic paint, and Pouring Medium, and a touch of Liquid Silicon, and then pouring the paint onto a 10″ x 10″ canvas.  If you want to see HOW to do it, google “dirty cup … Continue reading

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Illustrating a Kid’s Book – Part 3

I have pretty much decided on the general color palette – lime green, hot pink, and turquoise blue.  I WILL actually be using many different pictures of P’s face; this just happens to be the one I printed out in … Continue reading

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Illustrating a Kid’s Book – Part 2

A few more attempts at narrowing down what the Girl’s general characteristics will be.  For instance, P rarely wears dresses, so she’ll mostly be wearing leggings and t-shirts in the book. Her face will be completely and seamlessly incorporated into the … Continue reading

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Illustrating a Kid’s Book

When our first grandchild was born (M), I did a book for her full of photographs and rhyming words, all about her first day in the world.  It was kinda awesome. Naturally, I intended to do something similar for our … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards 2016

Another little card, ready to go. When I do Christmas Cards, I ALWAYS do them with watercolors.  No particular reason, other than habit – it just felt like the “right” medium. For some reason, on this one I used Acrylics.  … Continue reading

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