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Old 03-07-2012, 06:42 PM
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Abstract Portrait

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Size:  303.1 KBI used acrylic and water allowing the paint to thin. Then I allowed the paint to run off the canvas and soaked up with papertowel and reused as almost a wash (blue). I also used acrylic without water to get full effect of color. Used fingers and brush. This is the first "abstract portrait" I painted. Not from photo or other form of inspiration, just what came to mind. Painted in an afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed. I wish I knew how it happened so I could bottle it up and use it again. I guess I don't trust myself, and maybe it's time I do. Thanks for looking!!
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Old 03-08-2012, 08:08 AM
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Re: Abstract Portrait

I really like this. Good job!
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Old 03-08-2012, 08:23 AM
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Nicely done. quite expressive
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Old 03-09-2012, 07:29 AM
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Re: Abstract Portrait

completely charming!
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I like this withthe blues and blacks - so creative!

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Old 03-09-2012, 02:02 PM
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Re: Abstract Portrait

It's an effective portrait, but not really abstract - it's still figurative

It is, though, from your imagination, as yu say
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Old 03-10-2012, 07:21 PM
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this is quite different unique and it says alot!

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