Exploitng the rapid drying time of acrylic paint.

Using abstraction

Using the diverse qualities of oil and acrylic paint is part of the enjoyment of painting. An abstracted approach, when painting a still life, offered the opportunity to explore some of the individual qualities of acrylic paint. Acrylic has a rapid drying time which allows spontaneous painting. Capitalising on improvised, expressive marks. Having approached this still life with conventional intentions I found this alternative approach more sitaisfying
Still Life