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October It makes no difference whether a work is naturalistic or abstract; every visual expression follows the same fundamental laws. –Hans Hofmann Minimizing and breaking things down to their simplest form is a powerful and essential part of painting. Creating abstract work helps to free our expectations and teach us the beauty of restraint. Here, color, line, some minimal shape, texture and movement shine forth in this elemental painting technique. Abstract work is a valuable part of the painting world as it allows us to take away the unessential and focus on the essential. It allows the interpreter to take in a work as he or she pleases, to see what is there or not there. It also allows the artist to express mood and emotions in ways that are limitless. STEP-BY-STEP DEMO: ABSTRACT What You Need Acrylic paint

Intuitive painting workshop alena hennessy  
Intuitive painting workshop alena hennessy  
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