I’m a big fan of abstract art. I love to paint, and I love instant gratification, what can I say? Painting an abstract landscape on a huge canvas usually takes me weeks to do. I love to be able to just sit down and complete a mini painting in one sitting. Today I’m going to show you how you can create your own abstract artwork in one sitting! I am using Lyons stick on canvas, and sticking them right in my art journal!
Paint (Use colors that mix well together such as blues and reds, yellows and reds, yellows and blues, browns and yellows, etc.)
I like to start with 1 large white blob in the middle. Then randomly apply small blobs of colors all over the canvas. Make sure to pair colors near each other that will mix well, for example place yellows next to reds, and reds next to blues etc. Make sure to add a lot more white in places too, this will create depth and dimension in your colors.
Step 2: Dip your brush in some water and start moving some of the white paint in the middle towards one of your colors. Move the paint around and get used to how it blends. Start moving into your next color. Try to wash your brush every now and then in between every 2 or 3 colors.
Step 3: Once your painting is done, sip some moscato and wait for the paint to dry! Here are a couple I did. It’s really therapeutic and satisfying to sit down and do a little art, just for the sake of making art. Turn on some music and get lost in your little painting for a half hour- I promise you will feel so good once you’re done!