Portraiture in Acrylic – Art for Enjoyment

'Girl with Fllower Headdress' by Elizabeth Harbour - a quick portrait demo for 'Art for Enjoyment'

In my ‘Art for Enjoyment ‘classes I always demonstrate process and techniques related to each project. Here are two stages of the portrait process – these are very quick studies, using a textured coloured background and primary colours – crimson, lemon yellow, cobalt blue, mixed with white acrylic.  

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Simple screen-printing

Just before Christmas I introduced my students to screen-printing, showing them how to process and print from a silk screen. Once you have an image that you are happy with (it’s worth spending time on this) it’s surprising how quickly a print can be created.  This print was created in under two hours whilst teaching […]

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