Monday, April 12, 2010

New Beginning


I started this 8x10 acrylic on canvas panel today. I used the Golden Open acrylic. Working from photo's of last spring. I can't wait for the flowers to bloom again.

I will finish this tomorrow. I still prefer oils.

9 comments:

  1. looking great! Have you used normal acrylics? if so how do you find the open compared to the original?

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  2. this is just lovely! i was thinking of giving acrylics a try, again, but i think i agree you. looking forward to seeing the finish.

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  3. Wonderful start! I can't wait to see it done... Love the softness you captured.

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  4. As always, I am amazed at the freshness of your images, Joan! Acrylics are wonderful, one can make them look exactly like oils!

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  5. Hi Krista,

    Thank you. Yes I have used various types of acrylics but I liked the Golden Open. They are so much like oils, both in texture and extended drying time. Once covered they can be used the next day or even longer. Great fun working with them. Give them a try and enjoy.

    Joan

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  6. Hi Suzanne,

    Thank you. By all means give these Golden Open a try, you will enjoy them. But yes, oils are my favorite, even though once completed you can't tell which was used. Have a great day.

    Joan

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  7. Hi Susan,

    Thank you. My beginnings are always more fun, today was not the same. But I will move on and do another. All the best to you.

    Joan

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  8. Hi Marie,

    Thank you. Isn't amazing how difficult it is to tell the difference between an oil or acrylic. I agree acrylics are great fun. It must be the smell of oils that I like so much. Have a great day.

    Joan

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  9. This is looking so beautiful Joan. Lovely delicate look about it. Love it so much.

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