acrylic

Would you like to know some acrylic painting techniques?

Studio in baja

I’ve made some acrylic painting techniques videos on my youtube channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/lindygaskill I’m going to try to post a video every week and see how that goes. If you have an idea for a video, please put it in the comments and I will try to address it. Below are three new art videos that show some acrylic painting techniques. The below video shows how I add black outline to my paintings and when I put a wash over…

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Gecko Painting titled “Mi Amigo”

Gecko painting

I was outside painting and getting a lot of layers down but it wasn’t turning into anything in particular. Then a little gecko came by and sat next to my painting as if to say “Paint me.” And so I did. He was like a little messenger. First I took his photo so I wouldn’t forget what he looked like. Then it was fun to paint him. I’ve titled the piece “Mi Amigo”, acrylic on paper, 17″ x 21″, unframed.…

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New Southwest Steer Skull Acrylic Painting

I wake up every morning to look at a small decoratively painted ceramic steer skull hanging on the wall in our bedroom. It was a souvenir from one of our Mexico trips. I love the decorations and color of it not to mention the symbolism of strength, protection and courage. I’ve been wanting to paint a steer skull acrylic painting since we moved to the Southwest and now I have!           Signing my work “Lindy” in…

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New Acrylic Paintings

Some finished acrylic paintings.   Finished painting ©2012 Lindy Gruger, They were Surrounded by Blue Sky, 8″ x 8″, acrylic on Canvas, $250 • • • Sketch to make above painting • • • ©2012 Lindy Gruger, Totem Trees, acrylic on wood, 12″ x 12″, $395 • • • ©2012 Lindy Gruger, The Raven’s Gift, 8″ x 8″, acrylic on Canvas, $250 • • •

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"Meet Me at the Guardian Waters" Acrylic Painting

I know that snorkeling with the fish down in Baja inspired my new painting, “Meet Me at the Guardian Waters”. I’ve been learning to snorkel for the past 2 years. We snorkeled in the Sea of Cortez when we camped for a few days down in Baja this year.  Although I’ve only been snorkeling a few times, I love being in the water and seeing underwater sea life. We’ve seen the most beautiful fish. Colorful ones, in lots of different sizes…

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