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Soft Blue Sky and a Golden Sun

My latest painting is another example of my study of the sun. It features light whisps of glossy clouds as the backdrop of a pulsing golden sun.   I used texturing compounds to add variety to the surface of this painting. It has a muted style that sets it apart from many of my other paintings on this subject.   Thank you for stopping by! I appreciate your comments and I look forward to reading more. -S  

Turquoise and Gold Splatter Acrylic on Canvas Calming Tropical Art

It is October and Autumn is upon us in Ontario Canada, yet my latest artwork has a warm tropical vibe. It reminds me of a golden coral reef scattered across a perfect tropical sea. As with all of my art, I encourage discussion regarding what is depicted in the painting. Abstract art has the opportunity to become much more personal to the viewer/owner when there are no constrictions on the concept of what is being depicted. The gold and iridescent turquoise in this work provides for a reflective surface, and… Read more Turquoise and Gold Splatter Acrylic on Canvas Calming Tropical Art

Experimental Acrylic on Canvas 

A few months ago I created a piece that was very experimental in method, colour composition, and size. I wanted a wide canvas to hang on the wall behind my living room sofa that would not get dwarfed by the size of the wall. It needed to be at least 4 feet wide (48 inches ) and 2 feet tall (24 inches). Failing this intent, I didn’t love the painting I created the first time around, so I re-gessoed  the canvas and started a new. Initially it was meant to… Read more Experimental Acrylic on Canvas 

Ocean Wave Acrylic 

It took 3 major painting sessions (including many hours) to “get” this.  It’s an ocean wave. I’ve abstractly expressed the splashing and there is a strong water theme. There is lots of relief and texture present in this small 6 x 12, and it had a presence that leaps off of the canvas.  That’s all for now!  -S