Beyond Color: Art Blog #6

“Look to the Hills” Triptych Three 8 x 8 x 3/4″ Acrylics on Gessobord I haven’t painted so many triptychs, but I like them a lot so thought I’d give it a try. They can be spaced apart as far as you like. Starting with black acrylic marker, creating lines that flowed from left toContinue reading “Beyond Color: Art Blog #6”

Beyond Color: Art Bit Exercise #3

This week’s tutorial explores the creation of colorful neutrals using complements. Not compliments, like “your mother looks beautiful!” but complements, which are colors or hues across from each other on the color wheel. With the help of a MN Creative Support Arts Grant, I am creating these videos especially for underserved communities and those hard-hitContinue reading “Beyond Color: Art Bit Exercise #3”

Beyond Color: Painting Demo #2

A Bird’s Eye View Painting Demo #2 Video: An acrylic painting demo using Wet-on-Dry painting method, adding Tints & Shades from Art Bit #2 tutorial. Watch the evolution of a 12×12″ painting using those two techniques. To enlarge the video, click on the vimeo logo bottom right. To see the finished painting, click here! ThisContinue reading “Beyond Color: Painting Demo #2”

Beyond Color: Art Bit Exercise #2

This week’s tutorial explores the technique of wet-on-dry acrylic painting. Its effects are different than last week’s wet-in-wet painting. (If you haven’t already, check out Art Bit Exercise #1. Art Bit Exercise #2 Video has two exercises, the first exercise explores wet-on-dry painting with tints and shades and the second exercise, how to blend themContinue reading “Beyond Color: Art Bit Exercise #2”

Beyond Color: Art Blog #1

Featured “Our Voices Matter” A Bird’s Eye View #1 See Beyond Color: Painting Tutorial #1 to watch me paint this. 12″ x 12″ Acrylic on Gessobord with 3/4″ Birch Cradle – Wired to Hang Beyond Color paintings are half price from regular 12 x 12″ price. $125.00 (includes S&H) I got lost in the movementContinue reading “Beyond Color: Art Blog #1”

Beyond Color: Tutorials & Blogposts

*Links to all blogs and tutorials are on the dropdown menu of Beyond Color: Tutorials & Blogposts at the top right of the page. My Beyond Color project is to create short video exercises called Art Bits and a Bird’s Eye View demo of how I build a 12 x 12″ abstract expressionist painting. TheContinue reading “Beyond Color: Tutorials & Blogposts”