Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Color’s saturation describes its intensity

The Color’s saturation describes its intensity, or brilliance. A saturated color is very intense or vibrant. Colors that are dull are said to be desaturated; colors in which almost no hue is visible such as a warm gray or a very dull brown – are said to be neutral. As with hue, the apparent saturation […]

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Hue is the term that refers to the identity of a color

Hue is the term that refers to the identity of a color – violet, red, orange, and so on. This identity is the result of how we perceive light being reflected from objects at particular frequencies. When we see a green car, what we’re seeing isn’t a car that is actually green; we’re seeing light […]

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There are few visual stimuli as powerful as color

There are few visual stimuli as powerful as color: it is a profoundly useful communication tool. But the meaning transmitted by color, because it results from reflected light waves transmitted through an imperfect organ – the eyes – to an imperfect interpreter – the brain – is also profoundly subjective.

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iF ONE SAYS “RED” AND THERE ARE FIFTY PEOPLE LISTENING, IT CAN BE EXPECTED THAT THERE WILL BE FIFTY REDS IN THEIR MINDS.

IF ONE SAYS “RED” AND THERE ARE FIFTY PEOPLE LISTENING, IT CAN BE EXPECTED THAT THERE WILL BE FIFTY REDS IN THEIR MINDS. All these reds will be very different. Colors present themselves in continuous flux, constantly related to changing neighbors and changing conditions. red abstract painting

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your abstract art is, in my opinion, probably the most interesting in the western world today

Peter..your abstract art is, in my opinion, probably the most interesting in the western world today!Do you, or are you planning, to do a lesson on abstract portraits? (I sure hope so, because it would be mind-blowing!)Feel free to use that in a testimonial also Peter…One of your Canadian fans, Steve Johnson

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Interplay makes a message forms acquire new meaning when they participate in spatial relationships

Forms acquire new meaning when they participate in spatial relationships, when they share or oppose each other’s mass or textural characteristics, as well as when they have relationships because of their rotation, singularity or repetition, alignment, clustering, or separation from each other. Each state tells the viewer something new about the forms, adding to the […]

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All these essentially similar shapes are varied slightly relative to each other and transmit an overall organic message

Soft, textured forms appear organic compared to similar forms with hard edges, as do forms that are gestural. Variation is an inherent aspect of organic form in nature. All these essentially similar shapes are varied slightly relative to each other and transmit an overall organic message, despite their structural similarity.

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Acrylic Abstract Painting Video Categories

When you begin to create your abstract painting one thing that you must decide is what type of theme you would like to approach.

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ACRYLIC PAINT PROPERTIES

Acrylics dry incredibly fast, allowing for many layers to be created on surfaces quickly and easily.  Some artists that generally prefer oils sometimes see this see this ability to be a hindrance to blending and mixing colors.  There are, however, acrylic mediums available that will slow drying times making acrylics behave a bit more like […]

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AMAZING SCULPTURES CREATED PURELY FROM FRUITS AND VEGETABLES MUST SEE

AMAZING SCULPTURES CREATED PURELY FROM FRUITS AND VEGETABLES MUST SEE  

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I would like to start creating my own paintings to sell , and from there widen my options …

Hi Peter, I’m interested in becoming self employed. You are my mentor in becoming a great artist, like yourself. You have the experienced and I trust you would advised me accordingly. I would like to start creating my own paintings to sell , and from there widen my options … I’ll be very greatfull in […]

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You have left me feeling younger and as if abstract painting is possible for me at least for my own enjoyment.

Pete, I happened upon a couple of your videos on YouTube, and you have encouraged and inspired me. Coming to painting late in life-I am 61-I lack confidence. Your positivity, encouragement, and evidence of continual reworking and revision while you work has left me feeling much more free to play and experiment. I have been […]

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