• Impasto Marks and Thick Dabs of Paint Render Dreamy Landscapes in Rich Layers of Color

    4 days ago - By Colossal

    All images © Anastasia Trusova, shared with permission
    To capture the depth of an enchanting river alcove or bucolic landscape, Russian artist Anastasia Trusova works in what she calls “textured graphic impressionism,” a unique style that expresses emotion through detail and volume. She uses a combination of palette knives and brushes to deftly layer acrylic paints into dreamy scenes: heavy impasto forms lush foliage, coiled lines shape thick clouds, and an array of smaller dabs become fields of wildflowers. “I don't think about the rules. I paint as I feel. I add volume to highlight and...
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