January 23, 2018
  • How to get texture into your art.

Textured Paintings

textured abstract painting

Step by Step Textured Painting

So following on from my last post about using resin in my paintings I realised that I had actually meant to document the process of creating the painting shown in that article. So I put together all of the images I took during the creation process and have made them into a step by step …

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Google Earth and Resin!

So I wasn’t sure if I had posted about making paintings based on Google Earth images before but I don’t think I have so I will do so here! Anyway, I had the idea a few years ago when I was in Spain and I was looking for somewhere to visit by using Google Earth …

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10 Things You Can Add to Texture

This month I have had my studio open as part of the local open studios event and during that time I have been doing some demonstrations on some textured canvases. As part of these demonstrations I have been including some additional elements to the texture to demonstrate different techniques. So as well as┬ájust using texture …

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Textured Abstract Painting

OK so I was looking for a picture of a certain painting today and I came across another photograph of an old painting I did a couple of years ago that was one of my favourites, so I thought I would share it (especially after the last post was about one that I wasn’t really …

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Creating a Textured Abstract Painting

Ok so I have finished the video of the creation of a new painting for my lounge. Obviously I couldn’t video every minute of creating the painting as the video would have been too long! Often I spent time just painting over and over to get the right effect. For me the key here is …

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Using a Small Amount of Texture

So sometimes less is more but adding a small amount of texture to your paintings can really enhance the final look. For this painting I used a small amount of texture in the white splash of waves – some of it was quite thick – to give the enhanced effect of the waves crashing. It …

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Textured Squares Painting

[ad name=”Ad – Small Banner”] Here is an example of a textured squares painting. This painting has a base of home made texture which is made up of stucco and PVA which was left to dry overnight before paintings over. Various different marks were carved into the texture whilst it was still wet.

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