AcrylicWorks 2. Radical Breakthroughs by Jamie Markle

By Jamie Markle

"Acrylics enable me to be fearless." —Rhonda Franks, p88

A exhibit of the flexibility of the medium and what is being performed with it this present day, AcrylicWorks 2 good points lovely work from a hundred+ of latest best artists. jam-packed with radical options, satisfied injuries and never-ending chances, this 2d quantity of the easiest of Acrylic portray makes a speciality of how artists associate with acrylics for step forward discoveries and breakout effects.

  • More than a hundred twenty five work from a hundred+ modern artists
  • Artist insights at the whys and hows at the back of the paintings
  • A exciting number of types and strategies, from intentional methods to wildly improvisational brushstrokes
  • Diverse topics, together with landscapes, humans, nonetheless lifes, animals and abstracts
  • Acrylic paint permits the artist to play with textures, splashes, drippings, numerous instruments and brushes...all the whereas unhindered through drying time. It deals the power to paintings a portray rainy or...

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    PEOPLE 3. STILL LIFES 4. ANIMALS 5. ABSTRACTS CONTRIBUTORS ABOUT THE EDITOR Introduction I first became aware of acrylic paints back in college, where my professor advised us to select one painting medium and use it for the duration of our studies. While this didn’t provide the most balanced of experiences when it came to exploring the range of painting mediums available, it did provide the benefit of gaining a deep understanding of my medium of choice. That medium was acrylics. And what a choice it was—little did I know how diverse and exciting this paint could be!

    Also, acrylic paints are relatively inexpensive. They fit my style of technique in that they dry quickly and allow me to make many iterations quite easily. I most often paint directly from a reference photograph. My self-portrait depicts my reaction to my wife’s chronic pain. I feel empathy and sadness for her immense pain from her disability. Eris Marla Baggetta Acrylic with collage 48" × 24" (122cm × 61cm) I feel driven to explore and push the boundaries of what I see and understand and at the same time seek balance and beauty through my art.

    I also use an airbrush to get the smooth gradation in the sky and in the black-and-white photo rendering. Floating the subject then casting a shadow on the background adds visual interest and a slight confusion to the two-dimensional plane. Wish You Were Here Pat Ward Acrylic on canvas 30" × 40" (76cm × 102cm) Imagine floating weightless in warm water through a web of caverns, and the only sound you hear is the bubbles from your tank. This painting was inspired by my many experiences scuba diving in Belize.

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