My latest work is an abstract mixed media on canvas. I used 24K gold leaf in addition to gold and black acrylic to create a piece that I call: “Concerto”.… Read more Gold and black acrylic with 24k gold leaf →
check out my art canvas tutorial! Part two will be posted later this week.
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Lately, I have been working with a lot of pastel greens and examining how they interact with deep cerulean blue in my acrylic technique. When I say “lately” I’m specifically talking about the past few days since summer has arrived here in Southern Ontario, Canada. Although my initial entry into the art world began with my desire to create large artists canvas at infinitesimally cheaper costs than retail; I have become preoccupied with smaller pieces (6″ x 12″) in a rectangular shape. By the end of July, I am hoping… Read more A blissful underwater acrylic scene →
I decided to buy a cheap brand of acrylic paint on a recent trip to the art supply store. The quantity was plenty, and the colours looks great; but, when I got the tubes home I noticed that they did not mix well with my usual premium acrylic paints to create a style that I liked. One of the positive sides to this mishap, was that the paints had a nice body to them; and I was able to create some texture in this piece (seen above). I have heard… Read more Cheap vs expensive acrylic paint: why cheap will cost you in the long run →
Capturing the element of surprise in an acrylic painting
As an artist, one always needs to conserve money and resources. It totally goes without saying that artist canvas is one of the most expensive items you buy. Each piece… Read more $$Save Money$$ Make your own stretched canvas frames →