Red Impressionist Abstract 1, is the second in a new series of series, so to speak 😊 where I am creating a line of medium size 12×24 gallery wrapped panoramic monochromatic paintings (not counting the white paint in the mix). The 1st, in yellow, is featured in the live tweet further below.
Like my other panoramas on other colors, there’s an incredibly strong sense of land- or seascape. Though my wife says she does see the seascape, she also sees a swimmer in the deep rep stretch of color ❤️
Using globs of light molding paste, heavy matte gel, and of course red acrylic paint, I layered it on the gallery wrapped canvas with a sturdy palette knife and watched as it emerged!
It’s a slow but steady process on my part, sometimes (often times? I’ve only made 3 so far, including a blue one still not shown) required re-passes and re-loads of my mix.
My red version (and each color will have a variety of similar versions), in contrast to my yellow and blue initial entries, already has its sides painted. Turns out that takes even more work than framing a piece, lol!
But, a 1.5 inch deep gallery wrapped canvas would be a waste in a standard frame. Someone wanting to would probably opt for a deep shadow box or special floater frame.
Basically, on my part, I want to do something I rarely do in my regular work, and that’s to explore an individual color. This will give me insight I think, in what each shading of color means to me, and how I might use it in the future.
My intent for a potential buyer is 1st, simply provide an appealing attractive color accent for use in home or elsewhere, or even as a gift. And 2nd -ly, to provide an attractive healing block of color to hopefully enhance someone’s life.
I guess, at age 71, I’ve finally reached the point where for some reason I realize folks might want something for than just looking pretty, lol! And if not, that’s ok, I’m still creating these original color blocks with that intent firmly in mind and heart ♥️
Priced to include shipping and personally painting the four 1.5 inch sides to help enhance the finished image, I feel that $200.00, including shipping to the continental U.S., is very fair for buyer and me.
The canvases are “very” sturdy and gotta warn ya, just a bit heavy! I lightly or heavily coat the already gessoed canvas again before the thick layering process, just to give the finished work a fuller sense of both depth and coverage.
Contact, if you haven’t been in contact with me before, is via Fine Art America’s private email service at – https://felipeadan-lerma.pixels.com/sendemail.html?artistid=459979&artworkid=41842719&status=yes&type=original
My 2nd most viewed image on Fine Art America the last week of December, the last week of the year, is Yellow Blooms Coral Accents, an oil on 8×8 gallery wrapped canvas circa 2019.
It has quite a creation-history you might like reading. My series of posts with this image are – https://felipeadanlerma.com/?s=Yellow+blooms+coral+accents
- Yellow Blooms Coral Accents – 8×8 oil on gallery wrapped canvas, circa 2019
My Related blog post – https://felipeadanlerma.com/2019/01/15/deciding-when-my-painting-is-done-part-2-stopping-myself-before-i-ruin-my-own-art-smiles/
Fine Art America link – https://felipeadan-lerma.pixels.com/featured/yellow-blooms-coral-accents-felipe-adan-lerma.html
And below, is a shot of my top 12 most viewed —
Art work, after 2 weeks, has retaken the majority of views and images viewed among the top 12. Included in the new views total is Happy Dancer, at #4, which I am so grateful to have sold right during the holidays ❤️
May the best of our recent and ongoing holidays continue far into this and all our years!
Stay well everyone! 💕
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- January 19, 2022 – How I Applied Dianne Mize’s Art Tip, The Visual Path, To My Work-In-Progress, Part 1It began after reading then reblogging Dianne Mize’s most recent art tip, The Visual Path, plus some reading I’ve been doing in The Adjacent Possible, about listening to one’s creative needs and acting on them. I’d already begun a new violet lay-in, destined, I thought, to be called Violet Impressionist Abstract 1; all along the lines of my other mostly-or-all monochromatic impressionist abstract work I’ve posted about ( my red and blue samples further down ).
- January 18, 2022 – Reblog / Review : Working the Painting Language – The Visual Path, via Dianne MizeDianne’s continuing series of tips and samples of painting’s language of line and shapes and so much more, including, as per this reblog of her most current post, The Visual Path, have been a source of inspiration for me for quite a while now, and this is no exception. She provides not only the 2 examples in my header, but an entirely different style image, one from one of my favorite painters, John Singer Sargent, and ties it to the two simpler – yet in principle – similar images top of the page.
- January 17, 2022 – Art Delivery to Cypress Grill Austin for a Creative Arts Society Rotating Member ShowingI’m happy to post I’m placing my 1st piece of art work at a Creative Arts Society member venue in over a year and a half!
- January 16, 2022 – My Most Viewed Image this Past Week @FineArtAmerica, Fantasy Landscape – New 16×20 #LyricalAbstract #AcrylicPaintingFantasy Landscape is currently residing at the Old Bakery & Emporium in downtown Austin across from the Texas State Capital. It’s a super playful acrylic I didn’t realize would be “so much” a landscape as it turned out, lol! All part of the “discovery” process inside each artist, often call the landscape inside, probably in more senses than one, as Joan Mitchell has alluded to.
- January 15, 2022 – New 12×24 Inch #Acrylic Upload @FineArtAmerica – Blue Impressionist Abstract 1Third of my 3 uploaded acrylic color blocks, each 12×24 inches on gallery wrapped canvas, Blue gives me a triad of sorts, the other two paintings being red and yellow. A link to related blog posts is – https://felipeadanlerma.com/?s=Impressionist+abstract I’ve always like panoramas, even in my….
- January 14, 2022 – Painting + Capturing Photos of the Sides of 2 #ImpressionistAbstract Panoramas Accepted by Art for the People Gallery AustinA few posts ago I announced about my art audition for an upcoming show at Austin local gallery, Art for the People, and mentioned I’d had a couple of my Impressionist Abstract panoramas chosen! One, the red version, already had its sides painted, but the newer blue version didn’t, so I got to work right away. Like I tell folks who like hearing ’bout how I put these together, painting the sides almost always takes as long or longer than the painting! Why?
- January 13, 2022 – 2 New Works In-Progress : Good Conversation + Healthy Vines Happy Hearts – #AbstractPainting #LyricalAbstraction #TheAdjacentPossibleWasn’t sure what I wanted to paint this particular day, just really needed to 😊 I’ve been reading a creativity book, The Adjacent Possible; filled with good ideas, one of which emphasizes “just starting.” A concept the author calls zero to 1, which she explains is like this huge leap, from nothing, to something. She says it over and over, all different ways, and I understood it. First intellectually. Then emotionally. And today, physically.
Thanks again, everyone! 😊