In my Studio — Acrylics

Painting a portrait with a limited color palette

Acrylics New Painting Technique

Painting a portrait with a limited color palette

  There comes a time when you realize you’ve been down too long. There is no turning the page, the only way out is to close the book. The inspiration behind my newest painting was the moment of realization that you've been down too long, that you have to close the book on a relationship, and showing the strength to walk away and start over. As substrate I used a 16x20" gessoed wood board, and I started with a rough sketch in bold black outlines.  When I imagined the piece in my head and began to mix the colors, I...

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The silver lining to the isolation: Excursion into Portraits

Acrylics New Painting

The silver lining to the isolation: Excursion into Portraits

“The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.” – Carroll Bryant Everyone is working to adapt to a changing situation right now, and my art is no exception.  Until COVID-19 my focus was on abstracts in alcohol inks. You might not know it, but one material that is required to create the wonderful movement and flow of inks, is isopropyl alcohol. Due to COVID-19, rubbing alcohol (= isopropyl alcohol) is urgently required for disinfection in hospitals, as well as in professional and home environments. Shelves in drug stores are empty - it's almost impossible to come...

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