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A Colorful Abstract Approach to Acrylic Painting Inspired by Monet

26 days ago   |   By Fine Art Tips

As a representational artist, I have appreciated the ingenuity of abstract painters. I've tried my hand at abstract acrylic painting and found it fun, liberating, yet challenging.
However, the abstract approach toward painting is in many ways the same approach used by representational artists, including Claude Monet. There are some universal values or “rules” in painting, regardless of the technique or subject.
In this article, Jeffrey Olson, the Director of Art Education for Royal Talens of North America hopes to demystify the abstract painting process. He shares his colorful approach to...
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Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Red Beneath 180116" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Red Beneath 180116" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

26 days ago   |   By Carol Nelson Fine Art

I thought of calling this painting "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat", but that name was already taken. When you see the patchwork of all the different colors, patterns, and textures, it reminds you of that musical namesake.
This painting was created using my "sandwich technique" as seen on my teaching video, New Approaches to Mixed Media Materials. I've been using that technique for a year and a half, and it still amazes me how easy it is to create vibrant, interesting abstract pieces with "sandwiches." 36"x18"x1.5 Mixed Media on Panel-Available
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Desert Cacti,miniature oil painting,Barbara Haviland-Artist of Texas

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Desert Cacti is done with a limited palette and is signed and not framed. Read more ...

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Oil on Canvas-sold/Commissions Welcome! Read more ...

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Palette Knife Fine Art Portrait Oil Painting, "Tesla" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

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Oil on Canvas-sold/Commissions Welcome! Read more ...

Neuer Blog / New Blog

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Contemporary Botanical Floral Painting "CADENCE" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

24" x 18" x.75" Mixed Media on Board Read more ...

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Diane Durant

Diane Durant

From ModernDallas.net The Fort Worth Community Art Center is a vibrant, active center with several rotating shows ranging from emerging to established artists. Right now they... Read more ...