Painting in Acrylic now!

 

“Asia” Acrylic on Canvas 36″ x 36″ © 2008 Marilyn Fenn

“Asia”
Acrylic on Canvas
36″ x 36″
© 2008 Marilyn Fenn

Nine new paintings

Now that I’ve finished my 7-month Succession Series project, I felt the need to paint fast and large, and with more control and precision than I can achieve using encaustics, so I thought I’d give acrylics another go. I headed out to Jerry’s Artarama for some supplies, and they had jars of Atelier’s Interactive acrylic paint on a close-out sale, so I picked up a few colors.

Wow! What a different medium. It’s very physical to paint this large and necessarily quickly, and still attempt to achieve some of the effects I enjoy. Yet, this has freed me up in another way, and I see my work evolving even more.

I have painted nine 3-foot square paintings this month already! I’m not entirely happy with three of them, but here they are anyway, in order of completion:

Heading Out
“Heading Out”
Acrylic on Canvas
36″ x 36″
© 2008 Marilyn Fenn

Storybook
“Storybook”
Acrylic on Canvas
36″ x 36″
© 2008 Marilyn Fenn

Frilly
“Frilly”
Acrylic on Canvas
36″ x 36″
© 2008 Marilyn Fenn

Peeping Out from This Crazy Cave
“Peeping Out from This Crazy Cave”
Acrylic on Canvas
36″ x 36″
© 2008 Marilyn Fenn

John McCains Houses
“John McCain’s Houses”
Acrylic on Canvas
36″ x 36″
© 2008 Marilyn Fenn

Arterial
“Arterial”
Acrylic on Canvas
36″ x 36″
© 2008 Marilyn Fenn

Loop
“Loop”
Acrylic on Canvas
36″ x 36″
© 2008 Marilyn Fenn

Knot
“Knot”
Acrylic on Canvas
36″ x 36″
© 2008 Marilyn Fenn

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