In this class, I will show you my very favorite way to create some abstract art without the pressure we put on ourselves when we sit down to create. I used to get so frustrated when I sat down at my table to create art and I was staring at a blank paper. I wanted to paint a masterpiece without all the work and practice. I expected great things to just appear on my paper and I'd go away mad without anything decent to show for my time... and it was so discouraging that it would be months before I'd go back and try again.
This technique I'm going to share with you isn't new, but it truly changed my relationship with my art and my expectations when I sit down to paint. It doesn't really matter what level you are at, this is a great technique for all of us. Perfect for experimenting and learning our papers and supplies, trying out new ideas and color palettes.
Now, every time I sit to create one of these - I'm truly pleased and pretty happy when I get up from my paint table. I know you'll love creating these... I cannot wait to see your pieces!
This class is for you if:
Supplies: I encourage you to use your supplies you have on hand to do your projects. You do not have to purchase any specific supplies for this class. It is all about experimenting with the supplies you have and learning to let loose.
This is most of the supplies I chose to experiment with in this project... but as I mentioned above - don't think you need to go out and buy tons of new supplies (unless you just want to...). Try this project with some of the supplies you have on hand and grow from there.
By the end of this class, you'll be inspired and ready to create some beautiful abstract of your own.
Your project: Is simple... you'll grab some paper and supplies and play. This is your time to experiment with your papers, your supplies, your mark-making, your color choices, etc... all without any expectations of the outcome. Let yourself create with abandoned and when you get to a point that you think you are ready... then search out some smaller pieces within your piece, as I show you, to cut out for your series.
I'm Denise, an artist, and photographer. I'm really passionate about sharing what I have learned with others and creating workshops is what I really enjoy. I started 2 Lil' Owls Studio in 2012 - and that's where I share digital art tools for photography, photography workshops, art workshops, and more. I …View full profile
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