Hello everyone, I wanted to write a little update about some new techniques on which I’ve been concentrating recently. I’ve been very busy since finishing my exhibition, creating new work and exploring slightly new processes.

I have used elements of acrylic pouring in my work before, but haven’t studied its techniques properly until now. And I can honestly say it’s the most fun I have ever had making work!

(All the pictures shown in this post are available as either originals or prints – have a look at my artwork galleries for details.)

Serendipity #1
Serendipity #1 2018 Acrylic and iridescent medium on canvas 14 x 18 inches £289 for original (already gallery-wrapped ready for display)

I have been watching many art videos on YouTube to learn more about acrylic pouring. In essence, it requires a selection of acrylic paints, a pouring medium such as Floetrol which preferably adds some cells, and water mixed in a cup and poured over the canvas in various movements, often tilting the canvas so that the colours combine and create infinite different patterns.

Sunset
Sunset 2018 Acrylic on canvas 24 x 30 inches £489 for original (already gallery-wrapped ready for display)

I have bought myself some more cups, paints, a big tub of Floetrol, and lots of giant painting sticks, so that I have been able to start this pouring process properly.

As you can see, I like to put my own spin on these poured paintings by adding elements of detail to make them into various abstract landscapes (seeing as that is where my brain always goes!)

Aurora
Aurora 2018 Acrylic on canvas 9 x 12 inches £189 for original (already gallery-wrapped ready for display)

More new pieces are on their way soon – keep an eye on my artwork galleries!

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