The Wet Cityscape with Acrylic Artist Mike Barr

In the fall issue of Acrylic Artist, Mike Barr shares 10 keys to painting better wet cityscapes. In this post, we share 8 additional Barr acrylic paintings—each a clear reminder of how this acrylic artist has mastered capturing a city after, and sometimes during, the rain.

Tackling a rainy cityscape may seem daunting, with buildings, perspective, vehicles and figures all adding to the mix. Simplification and a few other key tips will have all these obstacles fading away, and you’ll wish you had tackled this subject earlier. Learn how, with advice from Barr in the fall issue of Acrylic Artist.

Acrylic painting by Mike Barr at artistsnetwork.com

Acrylic cityscape painting “Walk in the Rain” Mike Barr (acrylic on canvas, 60×50 cm)

Acrylic painting by Mike Barr at artistsnetwork.com

Acrylic cityscape painting “Late Rain” Mike Barr (acrylic on canvas, 100x100cm)

Acrylic painting by Mike Barr at artistsnetwork.com

Acrylic cityscape painting “Tram on Flinders” Mike Barr (acrylic on board, 30x30cm)

Acrylic Painting by Mike Barr at artistsnetwork.com

Acrylic cityscape painting “Showers on King William Street” Mike Barr, (acrylic on board, 25×25 cm)

Acrylic painting by Mike Barr at artistsnetwork.com

Acrylic cityscape painting “Rain on Grenfell Street” Mike Barr (acrylic on board, 60×60 cm)

Acrylic painting by Mike Barr

Acrylic cityscape painting “Gawler Rain” by Mike Barr (acrylic of board, 60×60 cm)

Acrylic painting by Mike Barr

Acrylic cityscape painting “Rain on Fliinders Street” by Mike Barr (acrylic on board, 30×30 cm)

Acrylic painting by Mike Barr

Acrylic cityscape painting “Elizabeth Street, Melbourne” by Mike Barr (acrylic on board, 30×30 cm)

 

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