While creating abstract art is a highly intuitive process that takes practice to master, there is a “method to the madness” for many artists. For Sally Cooper, the process is dynamic and physical as well as emotional and intellectual. Sally’s work is included in Abstract Overview, a new eMagazine that you can download here....
For Jill Krasner, making art is all about freedom and joy. She loves the whimsy, the dreamlike quality and the fantasy she can bring to an abstract watercolor. View a gallery of her multimedia works here.
Regarding abstract art, New York City artist Arlene Richman says, “I try not to be intellectual about it. I let it happen. View this gallery of non-objective pastels by the winner of the Richeson Pastel Bronze Award in the 17th annual Pastel 100 competition.
Limiting the changes that you make from one painting to the next can greatly enhance your growth as an artist. Today I want to share why I believe working in a small format while learning, can yield big results, for abstract art and beyond.
To celebrate the new Acrylic Artist magazine, here’s an excerpt from Tesia Blackburn’s article on using clear tar gel.
As an experimental artist who creates abstract art, it is easy to take off in some exciting new direction every time a new inspiration comes my way.
Today’s feature is about the imaginative watercolor art of Julia Sorrell, as seen in Watercolor Artist magazine.
Kristy Gordon will teach you how to use both abstract and realism in your next painting with this useful step by step guide to painting in oil and acrylic.
Question Reality in the Name of Abstract Art When I was a teenager, I saw a bumper sticker that said, “Question Reality.” I found that idea intriguing, if somewhat baffling. But as an avid reader and artist, I associated the concept with my favorite forms of escapism, because that’s what artists and writers do...
Acrylic abstract artist Denise Athanas gives her creative intuition free reign as she begins each painting and waits to see what emerges. Her spontaneous spirit is reflected in each brushstroke of bold color. The fall 2015 issue of Acrylic Artist features 10 paintings by Athanas, and here are 6 more for your viewing pleasure. Get the...
Want to make beautiful abstract art? Debora Stewart offers advice on (and inspiration for) making abstract flowers.