Mountain, Acrylic Exploration #3

Mountain, sold. Here it is with tomorrow’s exploration. Both these paintings have edges that are kind of raw. If you look closely you can see they’re white with a lot of drips across them. Mountain is fully cured, so I tested out an acrylic brush-on varnish on it. It’s nice, and I like that it’s …

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Earth, acrylic exploration #2

Earth 1, acrylic on canvas, 12×16″, $100 (plus shipping), available. First person to email, text or call gets this painting. If you missed the last post, there will be 10 “exploration” paintings at this price, and then I’ll reassess. In January when I embarked on this acrylic adventure I pulled up NASA photos of Earth …

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Seeing Through, abstract acrylic techniques combined with landscape layout

I wanted to push the techniques I’ve been discovering farther – and bigger. I’m not sure if it comes through in a photo, but there’s a layering depth that I am loving. This is my first real painting (rather than a technique test or study) in this medium. I’d love your feedback. Seeing Through, 20×16″, …

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You Hold Me Together, abstract painting #6 of 2017

I am continuing to experiment with acrylic painting techniques. I tried contrasting thick opaque paint with an underwash. And more significantly, the thick solid paint is contrasted with marbled crazy paint. It looks very organic to me, like a microscopic picture of something. But what? Click to Bid

Chasing My Tail, abstract painting #5 for 2017

A giant dragon flying through the air, then flipping to catch it’s own tail… Or maybe a sunset… It’s both. I’m working through ideas about lines, and line quality. In art school I was kind of obsessed with varying my lines, especially when drawing the figure. With this painting I tried to make the edges interesting …

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