Floral abstract with lots of
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You should see this painting live: I can't seem to capture this explosive and colorful painting in a photo!
Texture is the quality of a surface
(Rough, Slick, Smooth, Grainy)
Texture in a painting is "the feel" of the canvas. It can be based on the paint and its application or adding additional materials such as ribbon, metal, wood, lace, leather, sand, etc.
Texture in painting stimulates two
different senses: visual and
This makes it a unique element of art.
For this painting I used different mixed media and techniques such as acrylics, sanding, scraping, scratching. layering this abstract and creating depth.
Another way of texturize a painting:
I like to see the "history" of a painting, such as the edges of the painting: they reveal a "history".
Mine are not smoothened out, but are from another painting underneath.
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