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A Colorful Abstract Approach to Acrylic Painting Inspired by Monet

9 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

9 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 ...

Contemporary Landscape Painting,Cows,Pasture, Mixed Media, Trees, Fine Art...

Contemporary Landscape Painting,Cows,Pasture, Mixed Media, Trees, Fine Art For Sale, “Second Gathering” By Passionate Purposeful Painter Holly Hunter Berry

Sometimes I wonder if anyone thinks the colors I use in a painting are what my eyes see when viewing my inspiration. The answer is no. I just love to exaggerate and explore... Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, “Garden Path” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, “Garden Path” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

7"x7"x1.25" Mixed Media on Panel /Available $250 Read more ...

Child, Little Girl, Figurative Fine Art Oil Painting, White Dress "Angel" By...

Child, Little Girl, Figurative Fine Art Oil Painting, White Dress "Angel" By Texas Artist Debra Hurd

20"x16" Oil on Canvas/sold Commissions welcome, more info HERE Visit to Read more ...

'Winter Sunset' An Original Oil Painting by Claire Beadon Carnell

'Winter Sunset' An Original Oil Painting by Claire Beadon Carnell

'Winter Sunset' Oil on Archival Linen Panel 6 x 12 Last weekend, we had a major snow storm, and inthe space of about 24 hours we got between 40 - 42 inchesof snow. After... Read more ...

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Carl Blechen, Mountain canyon in winter

Alte Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Date: 1825 Technique: Oil on canvas, 98 x 127 cm Source Read more ...

Svend Hammershøi, Rosenborg Castle Obscured by Trees (Motiv fra Rosenborg...

Svend Hammershøi, Rosenborg Castle Obscured by Trees (Motiv fra Rosenborg Have, slottet set mellem træerne)

Private collection Date: mid 1920s Technique: Oil on canvas, 87 x 68.4 cm Source Read more ...

"Quiet Cold" Wenatchee River oil painting by Robin Weiss

"Quiet Cold" Wenatchee River oil painting by Robin Weiss

"Quiet Cold" 9x12 oil on panel This was painted from reference photos taken on the way to a family ski trip near Lake Chelan. We had quite a winter this year and there was... Read more ...

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Maine USA

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Impressionism Colorado Landscape Painting "Blue Mountains" by Colorado...

Impressionism Colorado Landscape Painting "Blue Mountains" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock

18"x36" Palette Knife Landscape Painting/Available Read more ...

Child, Little Girl, Figurative Fine Art Oil Painting, White Dress "Angel" By...

Child, Little Girl, Figurative Fine Art Oil Painting, White Dress "Angel" By Texas Artist Debra Hurd

20"x16" Oil on Canvas/sold Commissions welcome, more info HERE Visit to Read more ...