Ideas and techniques for abstract painters

Make Your Own Rules

‘An Endless Sea with Orange Sky Stretched Out Before Me’, Jane McKay, 100x150cm, 2010

Art Inspiration 12 – Make Your Own Rules

Painting by a formula or a rule you have created can produce some wonderful results in your work and it gives you a framework or guide to work within. Making a rule can limit the colours you use or how the composition is constructed. See Art Inspiration 12 Make Your Own Rules. for more details on painting using a formula and for an example to try.

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7 responses

  1. Naomi S S Jacobs

    Beautiful results. Sometimes I go monochrome or use only a few colors or go black and white to good result.

    March 8, 2011 at 2:12 am

  2. How utterly delightful these vivid colours.

    May 25, 2011 at 9:14 am

  3. I totally love your work.Great stuff

    October 23, 2011 at 3:53 pm

  4. Gorgeous and free landscape.

    December 31, 2011 at 11:05 pm

  5. Abstract Paintings

    This blog is really awesome in all respects.

    September 4, 2013 at 12:30 am

  6. Gina Diaz

    The color blending is very inspiring,i personally love your abstract artwork, keep up the good work!

    February 15, 2014 at 10:18 pm

  7. The color choice in this painting is very striking and harmonizing. I love the play with complentary colors and how the sky and land seperate from each other.

    March 25, 2014 at 5:39 am

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