• Expressionism, Contemporary Painting, Mixed Media Art, “Energy” by Texas

    4 monthes ago - By Daily Painters Abstract

    This is an "energetic" acrylic painting with a lot of texture and color. Sometimes paintings come together easily and sometimes they don't. I love using gesso before beginning a painting for a couple of reasons - to create an underlying texture and to give "tooth" and to scribble or press items into the wet gesso to create underlying patterns. This painting has splatters, colors of turquoise, yellow, orange and a deep burgundy. Drywall tape was used to create additional raised texture, then some heavier acrylic was slung across and dripped down. A very fun and energetic painting was...
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