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A Colorful Abstract Approach to Acrylic Painting Inspired by Monet

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Belle Isle Farm

Belle Isle Farm

So back to Garden Cottage now after a couple of weeks staying in a campervan on the farm where I have a studio. I managed to get plenty of work done including a very large... Read more ...

Horizontal Mixed Media Abstract Landscape Painting “Waves of Jupiter” by...

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Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art,Mixed Media “Verdant Promise”...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art,Mixed Media “Verdant Promise” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 24"x24"x.75" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art,Mixed Media “Verdant Promise”...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art,Mixed Media “Verdant Promise” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 24"x24"x.75" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

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FRESH OFF THE EASEL... Each year I paint a limited number of these snowy aspen pieces, to be released in November. Fall into Winter is my favorite time of year, and I paint... Read more ...

End of the Porch by artist Pat Meyer

End of the Porch by artist Pat Meyer

12 x 16 oil on linen panelcontact artist directPat Meyer.net When arriving at the Lake house yesterday my excitement started when seeing these beauties at the End of The Porch... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Painting, Expressionism, Mixed Media, “Forest...

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This painting is part of my 2018 Fall Exhibit "Anticipate the Unanticipated" by Liz Thoresen View This Exhibit Online HERE 48"x24"x1.75" Mixed Media on Cradled... Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Art, Quadruvium Painting

Contemporary Mixed Media Art, Quadruvium Painting

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