It’s Fun Friday

Wow! The Acrylic and alcohol video below is awesome!

Have a great weekend!

I dream a lot. I do more painting when I’m not painting. It’s in the subconscious.
-Andrew Wyeth

Creative Experiments With Acrylics

Today I experimented with creating some more acrylic textures, this time I used Atelier acrylics, Golden acrylics, and Liquitex acrylics.

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Test Series #1

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Test Series #2

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Test Series #3

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Experimental Techniques in acrylics

Yesterday I spent some time creating some interesting background textures with alcohol, wax crayons, salt, and lifting techniques with fabric, toilet paper, etc…

Afterwards I decided I would try some of these techniques on the canvas below, the under painting is almost finished, but it still needs  more work before I can begin experimenting.

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Below is an example of some of the techniques I played around with.

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When I used the toilet paper lifting technique, some of the design on the paper was transferred to my painting. The toilet paper I used had these wonderful dotted spiral designs on it and although it’s hard to see in this photograph, they created a very interesting pattern.