By Nancy Reyner
A tribute to the expressiveness of brand new artists and the significant versatility of the medium, AcrylicWorks good points 126 modern masterpieces. This lovely assortment covers quite a lot of kinds and topics from intimate snap shots and ultra-realistic natural world work to sweeping landscapes and ambitious abstracts. Captions display the original artistic tale in the back of every bit and provide advice and methods from most sensible acrylic artists.
Arguable no different medium deals this type of breadth of inventive possibilities, from obvious veils of colour to juicy impasto strokes. Acrylics permit artists the liberty to maneuver from layer to layer speedy and intuitively, with no anticipating paint to dry...or, whilst used with ingredients, time to paintings the paint for wet-into-wet purposes. mixed with coloured pencil, oil, college, gels, pastes, and a wealth of alternative complementary mediums, the possibilities for texture and experimentation are unending. The results—as you are going to see...
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To emphasize texture I pulled a comb through a layer of wet gesso and once dry, worked from my photograph to complete the painting. Endless Journey, Marco Antonio Aguilar Acrylic on canvas, 24" × 18" (61cm × 46cm) This is from my series called Splash of Color. The idea started out as water splashing into the shape of different animals. It has now evolved into the water patterns morphing into solid animals. The resulting image is part splashing water and part aquatic life. The choice to paint them against a black background gives that extra punch and drama that I usually strive for.
The light side seems to be hidden behind numerous stems of ghostly trees. It can be seen that part of my soul froze in my creation, filling it with warmth and soft inner light. While looking at this picture we would want to forget about the work and problems for a second, to dissolve in a gentle beauty and harmony, to think about the fluent and leisurely stream of life, which is so far from today’s cities full of energy. Mountain Flowers, Abzhanova Anara Acrylic on canvas, 20" × 271⁄2" (51cm × 70cm) The main thing that attracts us in this painting is nature expecting spring.
This painting was inspired by observing magpies as they quarreled and went about the business of their day. , Vanessa Katz Acrylic on linen gallery-wrapped canvas, 24" × 36" (61cm × 91cm) This canvas combines two of my favorite subjects, trees and abstracts created through my imagination. My work thrives through intuition and spontaneity, and sometimes I actually see what I am going to create in my dreams and may dream about the canvas over a period of time. I love working with acrylics as I prefer the fast drying time so I can create lots of layers and build up depth and texture.