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Simon Addyman is a well known abstract artist. He was born in Colchester England in 1957. He attended The Colchester School of Art and the City & Guilds of London Art School.Simon’s method of direct observation painting leads him to discover new color relationships. He uses gestural brushstrokes and is known for his intense elements that he brings into his paintings. He allows himself to be versatile while painting his emotions. He currently lives in Auburn California, which is where he works as an artist. In his portfolio he currently has three different categories:

Studio works: This includes the larger works that were painted in his studio from outside observations. …


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If you wish to make an entry in the world of painting then you can make it through the art of abstract oil painting. It is an ideal tool for the budding artists. This is because, in this form of art, there is no complicated painting involved.

Abstract painting includes painting with the helps of some simple geometric shapes, and some dash of colors.

The real beauty of abstract oil painting lies in the fact that, even if a viewer cannot comprehend the message that the painter is trying to convey, they can use their imagination to relate their feelings and ideas to the painting. …


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When it comes to a visual display of color, line, form, and overall composition, Abstract Art has a language all its own. The imagery included in Abstract Art paintings are often far fetched versions of reality. Sometimes they are paintings of things that only the artist is able to interpret. There are artists who are able to get their point across to the public, by painting in such a way that is appealing to just about anyone who views their work.

Various versions of abstract are included in the collection of paintings that fall under the title of Abstract Art. Partial abstraction is present in realistic art. These types of paintings are able to be understood by most people. There are shapes and designs that are recognizable to the general public. As for total abstraction, most of these paintings include images that don’t bear a resemblance to anything anyone has ever come across before. …


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Acrylic painting and the use of acrylic paints have a number of advantages and disadvantages. As for its advantages, water is its solvent paint which means that it can be diluted with use of water and also makes cleaning very easy.

Acrylic paints dry fast also that store keeping is not at a problem as in comparison to oil paints which take months to dry. Another is that, color from the point of application to its dried up stage is almost the same and one can expect the same image as applied.

On the negative side, however, its ability to dry fast is an obstacle for blending. The brushes too are to be handled with optimum care by not allowing acrylic paints to dry on it though most dried up paints can be removed by water. …


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There is a huge range of acrylic paints. When you are just starting to buy your painting equipment it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the choice.

However when you’re beginning with acrylic paints here’s a few things that will make your choice of paints a lot easier.

One feature of acrylic paint is that it dries very quickly which can a blessing when you are ready to tidy away. Or a curse if you don’t know how quickly it dries and it ruins your brush!

Different Paint Consistencies

Acrylic paints usually come in tubes of either Standard Formula or Flow Formula. The Standard Formula is thicker and more suitable for oil painting techniques and using a painting knife. The thicker paint can be built up for impasto work where very thick layers of paint give a three dimensional result. …


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Fluid acrylic paint is a lot thinner than standard acrylic paint and is suited to more detailed and intricate paintings. You can use different mediums to make standard acrylics thinner, but when you do this, the paint loses its pigmentation, so the colours don’t come out as well. Fluid acrylics retain the same concentration of pigmentation as standard acrylics, so you can work with paint that’s a lot thinner without having to worrying about the colours it’s going to produce. With fluid acrylics, you can employ a lot of oil and watercolour techniques much more easily than if you were using standard acrylics. This type of acrylic paint is also good for glazes and washes. …


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Acrylic paint is made from pigment mixed together with an acrylic polymer to form a relatively thick paint emulsion. Acrylic art is a plastic paint. It is a new entrant to the art scene when compared to other art paints — it was first used in the 1950s. But despite its late introduction, acrylic has certain distinct qualities that make it the preferred choice for a number of artists.

Some artists prefer acrylic art work because of the ‘oil painting’ finish that acrylic paint provides. …


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As an artist I have used all sorts of acrylic paint ranging from the basic thin acrylic paint to the more expensive strong coat paint such as Golden. Most of the acrylic paint I use has been cheaper acrylic paint — it gets the job done just as well as the more costly professional acrylics.

There are some differences between the more affordable and expensive acrylic paints, like buoyancy, but overall some more affordable acrylic paints can still get the job done just as well as the more expensive professional acrylic paints. …


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Making a living as an artist can be extremely rewarding, however, not everyone possesses the inherent abilities to make it as a self-employed artist. Selling art online can be a very profitable and achievable method for artists to earn a living through their art. As well as knowing how to make beautiful art, you also need to know how to get your work in front of potential buyers. It has been noted that this can be particularly difficult for emerging abstract artists.

For the majority of artists, there is nothing more rewarding than creating your art and sharing those creations with buyers and collectors. …


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Acrylic paints first showed up on the market in the 1950s. This revolutionary new paint helped to bring about a new form of art. Acrylic art which could be produced at a much faster rate that artwork created with other types of paint. The acrylic art soon became a paint of choice for many artists, but there were also those who saw some disadvantages to this new paint. This made them hesitant to use them and to create acrylic artwork.

Fast Drying

One of the top reasons why so many artists were drawn to the idea of acrylic art paintings was the paints fast drying time. Previously it could take weeks for a piece to completely dry when they were created with oil paints. That waiting time could become tedious when an artist simply wanted a piece to be complete. Acrylic paints offered a quick drying time and that was very appealing to artists. On the other hand, the quick drying time often results in harsh looking acrylic art. …

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Henry Diaz

I love to paint with vivid Colors and make art full of energy and bright. but more important having fun enjoying the moment

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