Category Archives: Acrylics

Point and Counterpoint

Last August I explored abstract art a bit, creating different paintings from ideas and suggestions I found in Artist magazine. I’d like to say that I learned a lot from the experience. I’d like to say that I developed a newfound

Point and Counterpoint

Last August I explored abstract art a bit, creating different paintings from ideas and suggestions I found in Artist magazine. I’d like to say that I learned a lot from the experience. I’d like to say that I developed a newfound

The Big Event

Remember last summer? Remember the abstract expression prompts I started following from Artist magazine? Here’s another of the acrylic abstracts that resulted from that project. It’s titled The Big Event because that was the topic for the prompt. Abstract art, as you know if

The Big Event

Remember last summer? Remember the abstract expression prompts I started following from Artist magazine? Here’s another of the acrylic abstracts that resulted from that project. It’s titled The Big Event because that was the topic for the prompt. Abstract art, as you know if

A Taste of Art

Here is another of my abstract acrylics created in response to a prompt in a recent issue of Artist magazine. On a side note, I love this magazine. If you don’t already subscribe, I highly recommend it. The prompt was

A Taste of Art

Here is another of my abstract acrylics created in response to a prompt in a recent issue of Artist magazine. On a side note, I love this magazine. If you don’t already subscribe, I highly recommend it. The prompt was

Heart and Soul

Over the summer I’ve been doing a few abstract paintings in acrylics. Since I don’t ordinarily do abstract art and since acrylics and I don’t get along well, this may seem like a strange thing for me to do. I

Heart and Soul

Over the summer I’ve been doing a few abstract paintings in acrylics. Since I don’t ordinarily do abstract art and since acrylics and I don’t get along well, this may seem like a strange thing for me to do. I

The Light of Day

I love rainy mornings. For me, it’s a perfect time for drawing and painting. I listen to the sound of the rain coming down, I relax, and I enjoy my art. Unless I’m using acrylics. Yes, I’ve said it before,

The Light of Day

I love rainy mornings. For me, it’s a perfect time for drawing and painting. I listen to the sound of the rain coming down, I relax, and I enjoy my art. Unless I’m using acrylics. Yes, I’ve said it before,

Finding Value in Acrylics

I’m never going to be an acrylic artist, but along with toning canvases, I’m finding another good use for all the acrylic paints I have sitting by my easel.

Finding Value in Acrylics

I’m never going to be an acrylic artist, but along with toning canvases, I’m finding another good use for all the acrylic paints I have sitting by my easel.

Playing with Paint

Acrylics and I just don’t get along. When I first tried acrylics, I was excited, but that excitement quickly faded. I loved the colors, and I especially loved that acrylic paints were fairly inexpensive, and I loved the easy clean-up.

Playing with Paint

Acrylics and I just don’t get along. When I first tried acrylics, I was excited, but that excitement quickly faded. I loved the colors, and I especially loved that acrylic paints were fairly inexpensive, and I loved the easy clean-up.