Category Archives: Acrylic Paintings

Bowl of Plums – acrylic painting


A couple of months into painting with acrylics ~ I love this medium.  I’ve really enjoyed learning the nuances and technical mechanics.  While only at the beginning of building my knowledge base and comfort level, acrylics is becoming a paint … Continue reading

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Yellow Apple – acrylic painting (study of Will Kemp’s youtube painting)


I’ve had to step back and re-directed my energies on family matters – one day I’ll explain.  But for now, I’m back to say hello to all my friends on WP! I haven’t done much with art, but recently began … Continue reading

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Sand Dunes, acrylic painting


“The urge to destroy is also a creative urge.”  –  Pablo Picasso This painting was started one year ago as a sunset beach scene, it was put aside because I couldn’t see where it was going.  I almost tossed it … Continue reading

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Ocean Study #7, acrylic painting


The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever – Jacques Cousteau It’s been a long nine weeks working to get my shoulder/neck/arm repaired,  over the last two weeks we’ve seen a lot of … Continue reading

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A Country Road Snow Study, acrylic


We are so lucky to be living in a day where anything we need to grow as an artist can be found on the web.  The information is out there, it’s a matter of taking time to sort through the … Continue reading

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A Frozen Creek, acrylic painting


Why do I love acrylic paints?  Because after spending what seemed like hours, painting a convincing winter village scene, I decided that if I wasn’t convinced no one else would be either, so what to do but throw on a … Continue reading

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A Snowy Bridge, acrylic painting


Today is another acrylic winter painting ~ A Snowy Bridge, an acrylic painting (5×7) was painted on a gessoed prepared ampersand board, using a limited palette.  This painting was great to learn how to paint with flat and liner brushes, … Continue reading

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Winter Silence, acrylic painting


Oh I know, snow scenes already?  Yes, but it’s that time of year to get started painting a series of scenes so there is enough to choose for our Christmas card. Winter Silence, acrylic (7×5) is my first snow painting … Continue reading

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Three Cloud Studies in Acrylics


I haven’t left painting the sea, but for the moment I’ve been exploring several types of cloud structures and brush strokes to achieve some desired effects – all about learning. Acrylic Cloud Study 1 (11×14):  my goal was to achieve … Continue reading

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Acrylic Sea Painting: My Study of Don Demers Video Demo


Three years ago I bought a video made by Don Demers that concentrated on “Marine Painting:  Art of the Wave.”  Don, a premier master artist of marine paintings, has some of the most extraordinary wave paintings I’ve seen by any … Continue reading

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