One of my favorite ways to paint is by acrylic micropoint painting. I wont get into detail on how theyre created. Basically theyre paintings made by blocking areas out from the 3 colors of paint that get sprayed onto the canvas. The three colors used are the three primary colors yellow, red (magenta), and blue (cyan). When I painted my first one, it made me think of a 3-color aquatint etching on canvas.
I love painting this way. The end results are often a surprise and the colors are extremely vibrant. Theyre incredibly easy to do and lend themselves well to my style of drawing. If youd like to try a painting in this method, check out these detailed instructions by Stephen Goodfellow, one of the creators of this fun technique.
To get an idea of what it looks like as it progresses, check out my painting of Irish Sheep in its different stages.
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