Abstract painting for beginners – part two

Painting part one really did a decent job at quashing my fear of paint. Temporarily at least. I’m still very, very far from being a competent artist but does that really matter if you’re not hating life while you’re being creative?

I tried to take a slightly different approach with this one. Slightly being the key word here. Starting with paint blobs all across the canvas instead of staying in one safe corner, how daring. Mixing in more colours and throwing ‘less is more’ out of the window. Let’s not forget switching up the pallet knife direction to a little more across than just up and down. Okay, so not so different from the first attempt at all but I’m still not mad about it at all.

Learning when to stop would be a great thing to know how to do. If anyone has any tips on this, I’d love to know them. As Jenna Marbles says, it’s the too much gene. Is that just a Virgo thing or does anyone else struggle with knowing when to put the brush (or other tool) down? But then really, where’s the fun in that?

Stay tuned!

Much love!