Acrylic Painting

August 16, 2022

Artist Paints Ethereal Flowers on Canvas and Shares Her Abstract Techniques With Others

Flower painting has a long place in art history. The practice has been around for centuries; and today, artists continue the tradition in various styles. Nitika Alé favors an abstract aesthetic, in which the blooms seemingly float on the canvas. The flowers are clad in luscious colors and techniques including drip texture and energetic brushstrokes. Together, the elements showcase Alé’s passion for beautiful blooms. Abstract painting can be a challenge.

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June 24, 2022

Artist Creates Perfect Pairing of Two Iconic Memes as One Funny Painting

There are some memes that are perfect complements for one another, but you'd never realize it until someone puts them together. The woman yelling at cat meme is one of the best examples, in which Taylor Armstrong from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is placed side by side with an ornery feline. Once together, you can never imagine them apart.

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April 23, 2022

Big Cats Come Alive on the Canvases of These Large-Scale Hyperrealistic Paintings

While you may rarely come across a big cat in real life, lions, tigers, and leopards appear to emerge from the canvases of Nick Sider. The New York City-based artist creates large-scale depictions of big felines that resemble close-up photographs. Through many hours of work, he renders all of his subjects with hyperrealistic detail. Originally from Canada, Sider did not pursue painting until he was 25 years old.

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March 29, 2022

Vibrant Abstract Desert Paintings Celebrate the Vast Beauty of the Western U.S.

The beauty of the Western U.S. is alive in the work of artist William Haskell. The Santa Fe-based creative depicts the varied landscapes in this part of the country through striking abstract paintings. Featuring bold shapes and vibrant hues, the likes of mountains, cacti, and waterways help each piece communicate the inherent beauty of the desert, along with its vastness that makes it feel so wild and free.

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