Acrylic painting – a sudden burst of activity

Acrylic painting – a sudden burst of activity

Though I focus mainly on film and digital photography on this blog, I also dabble with acrylic painting from time to time. I started this hobby a few years ago and then went on a lengthy hiatus. As a kid, I always wished I had more drawing talent. I was better than...
Underworld : a finished abstract painting

Underworld : a finished abstract painting

I’ve posted previously about the progress on my second painting. Well, I’ve now completed it! (please click on the image to make it larger and clearer) I call this piece Underworld. I started with a thick black gesso layer and then built up textured layers...
Structure and chaos : my second painting

Structure and chaos : my second painting

I had some free time today, so I decided to break out a nice thick canvas and pop the lid of black Gesso. I’d used a background of white in my previous piece, so I thought it might be interesting to go with a darker base. You can see the prepared surface in the...