Tag Archives: acrylics

Saving a Painting

Back in April of 2011, I put away a piece I wasn’t happy with. The initial idea was to do a colour study of greens with metallic mixes and, while the composition looked interesting, I was unhappy with the overall … Continue reading

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Art Critic (progressing nicely)

I think I’ve got the eyes right and beginning to detail the fur, but that’s going to be a journey.

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Art Critic (in progress)

It’s a long way from done, but starting to take shape. 12×12″ acrylics on canvas

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Splash (etc.) – now ‘Stitch’ under construction

fun and games with thick acrylics

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Slap, Dash & Shout – under construction

Covered entire surface and sides with a mixed paint: a droplet of Quinacridone nickel azo gold with a substantial quantity of iridescent silver and half again of titanium white. Once thoroughly dried, I will be sanding it down with a … Continue reading

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Splash, Dash & Shout

When in doubt, splash/dab a bit of paint about and see what might come of it. :)

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WWI – Impressions (under construction)

Lovely place names in France and Belgium become synonymous with the horrors of trench warfare. Millions are killed for a few dozen yards of ruined land… and the question in my mind is ‘why?’. Is it nationalistic pride? The glorification … Continue reading

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