Abbey Grounds Cirencester by Tony Stubbs

Abbey Grounds Cirencester

Acrylic on paper, 210mm X 255mm
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Fabulous painting. Beautiful work. Take care-Sharon
over 6 years ago
Beautiful painting Tony.
over 5 years
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Tony StubbsRapidly approaching 70, but still working part time as lecturer(electronic engineering), working part time does give me more time to pursue my interests. I have no real formal training , but copious encouragement by inspiring art teacher has has kept me motivated even after over fifty years!
I like to work in many mediums, acrylic, watercolour, pastel, ink, pencil, coloured pencil, charcoal etc and sometimes experiment with mixing media with various degrees of success.
I am now trying to escape from the tight painting style that I have been used to doing, examples of which are seen here and have been experimenting with a looser style and using mixed media, its good fun, though not always successful!
Is it really so hard to give substance in an abstract or it is just because is my first try? Any comments and suggestions much appreciated. Thanks so much!
For me I typically will use a palette knife somewhere in the painting . You can slide the yellow up or down or aswipe sideways with more yellow. You can... view answer
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