Tag Archives: abstract

Holy Creative Breakthrough, Batman!

(Click any image to open it bigger, in a new tab) So, I saw this idea to draw “in the style of” an artist you admire, and then try that style, multiple times, and try and make it your own…..  … Continue reading

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Cosmic Art…

I’m still just loving the process and the outcome of these acrylic pours.  Here’s the latest one that I did on an old Record. These colors are little more muted than the previous ones, and I quite like the color … Continue reading

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TinyShop ….

So, my TinyShop at Nest Collective is SLOOOWWWLLLY coming together.  Paul and Chuck built me a wall (No Trump Jokes!!! ha ha ha), and Lorna helped me a LOT with staging it. The Wall The Products – I’d like to … Continue reading

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Studio Tour

So, Lorna and I are in the Visions Studio Tour in July, and I’m going to do a few more paintings, and a bunch more Clay Pieces, before the show. Here are four Canvasses that I just started, in Acrylics. … Continue reading

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Holy Exploding Plastic Bottles, Batman!

And this is why I have “studio” clothes…. Do you ever see interviews with artists and they’re wearing regular, clean street clothes?  I’m like “Really??  C’mon on, you NEVER get paint on your clothes (or your face or in your … Continue reading

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Arting With Jen – Project 6, 2015

This was another acrylic project.  Any colors we wanted, but must have an abstracted, multi-media background, and a bird as the focal point.  Done on 10×10″ 400 lb gesso-ed Watercolor Paper.  We forgot to take pics of just the background. … Continue reading

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Arting With Jen – Project 2, 2015 (Completed Pieces)

So, we finally got back to our acrylic backgrounds.  My first one started out as this And ended up like this.  I used a figure shape that I found on the ‘net for this one. There is so much cool … Continue reading

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Arting With Jen – Project 2, 2015 (Work In Progress)

The last project was ink and watercolor, so THIS project is using acrylic and multi-media.  These are Works In Progress (WIP).  All we’ve done so far is make an interesting background.  I made Jen use my favorite color combo – … Continue reading

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Abstract

I am determined to keep attempting abstracts.  I love them.  They impress me when I see ones that are well done, cohesive, interesting… This canvas (18×24) has so many multi-media pieces attached to it, you would not believe it – … Continue reading

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Abstracts – not as easy as you might think!

So, I got back in the studio today, and I’ve been wanting to try an Abstract Poured Painting.  Here’s an example of a good one: Credit:  http://www.destinywomack.com/ I mean, really, how hard can it be?  Clearly you just pour a … Continue reading

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Scrap Paint and an Abstract

So, I wanted a break from the paintings I was doing, and tried an abstract.  I might do a whole series in the “Cross” format. The “scrap-paint-scraped-off-the-table” birds are taking way longer than I intended.  This was just supposed to … Continue reading

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