My Most Recently Uploaded Image Onto Fine Art America, Birds Eye View 6×6 Acrylic Watercolor #1 😊

Bird’s Eye View is my 1st fully complete 6×6 experimental acrylic watercolor on absorbent ground on canvas!

My plan is to post the developmental choices – and changes – I made along the way – beginning with the image I was going to try to create, the shock of seeing what was possible with washes and glazes on absorbent ground, and choosing to develop the 1st, surprising (to me) layin, into its own image.

In effect I chose to experiment with what still seems an incredible new world of opportunity for me, over trying to force the developing image into what I thought I wanted to begin with – before I saw what was possible.

I consider this new work a sorta type of Impressionist Abstract 😊

Both prints of many sizes, plus gift items, like coffee mugs and totes and yoga mats, of Bird’s Eye View can be purchased at the Fine Art America.

Thanks so much everyone! Stay creative! 💕

Adan

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Thanks so much everyone!

Adan

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