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04-04-2015, 07:11 PM
This is an abstract painting on paper using Acrylic paint.

chammi kaiser
04-06-2015, 08:22 AM
Good idea and it almost looks like a bird's eye view. I think this has potential but is a little dull and needs more shades of green to give it life.

04-07-2015, 07:08 AM
In hindsight i had to use normal paint as well as acrylic paint here. Acrylic paint dries very quickly, so to make the scratches / stitches i had to use a paint that dries more slowly so to pile more on top each other and repeat to give the 3d look of the stitch elements, which sadly does not come across on this photo i'm afraid. The green background is acrylic. as well as lots of other areas.

chammi kaiser
04-07-2015, 02:09 PM
Hi Joe, have you thought of adding a retarder to your acrylic paint. This would give you a lot more time to scratch into it before it dries.

04-07-2015, 04:53 PM
Guten tag! I've not heard of that before, it sounds interesting.

04-07-2015, 04:56 PM
A clearer image of stitches.