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By Nancy Reyner

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A tribute to the expressiveness of modern day artists and the really good versatility of the medium, AcrylicWorks gains 126 modern masterpieces. This wonderful assortment covers quite a lot of types and topics from intimate pictures and ultra-realistic natural world work to sweeping landscapes and ambitious abstracts. Captions exhibit the original artistic tale in the back of every bit and supply suggestions and strategies from most sensible acrylic artists.

Arguable no different medium deals any such breadth of artistic possibilities, from obvious veils of colour to juicy impasto strokes. Acrylics enable artists the liberty to maneuver from layer to layer quick and intuitively, with no anticipating paint to dry...or, while used with ingredients, time to paintings the paint for wet-into-wet functions. mixed with coloured pencil, oil, university, gels, pastes, and a wealth of different complementary mediums, the possibilities for texture and experimentation are unending. The results—as you are going to see...

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People, landscapes, animals, still life and objects, architecture). There was an abundance of fabulous images in every category to choose from. In all cases I favored a visible collaboration between artist and medium allowing the medium to show through the imagery. Additionally I looked for a combination of technical skill, unique viewpoint, well-composed arrangement, distinctive spatial qualities and interesting subject matter. Art enhances our lives. Whether we view it for pleasure or create as artists, art can serve us in so many ways.

This painting was born the minute I saw the composition made with her hair, arms and rowing paddle perpendicular with the side of the canoe. I found that the sides of the canoe were like the sides of a shell in which you are secure and predisposed to introversion. My palette was limited to a few colors to keep the image pure and simplified. Honu’s Dance, Marco Antonio Aguilar Acrylic on canvas, 30" × 24" (76cm × 61cm) I have developed a deep connection to the endangered green sea turtle, and I love the symbolism that this creature holds in Hawaiian culture.

Don’s response was, “What are you painting for?! ” I agree. If you’re a painter, paint. If it’s your profession, sell. If it’s a hobby, hang them on your walls, give them as gifts or hide them in your attic. NJ Beach Umbrella, Bernie Hubert Acrylic on stretched canvas, 40" × 72" (102cm × 183cm) My painting style is photorealism interspersed with improvisation and stylizing. I saw this image of a beach umbrella in a photo. Of course, it had distractions in it, people and other nonessentials. With the help of vivid and bold acrylic tones, I transformed it into this simple, bright kaleidoscopic painting.

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