Into the Dark

 

IMG_1037These were painted with acrylic paints on 7×5″ canvas boards, with acrylic gloss to finish. Using the same techniques as for my Deep Sea & Into the Blue paintings, I started in an abstract style whilst trying to achieve texture & movement from brush strokes. Choosing darker  colours than I’ve used before – deep sea greens & black with a hint of royal blue – I worked into it, then embellished it with some beautiful paint Dan bought me for Christmas which has a subtle silver shimmer to highlight glimpses of light through the darkness. I finished by emphasising underwater shapes with decorative details using Posca pens. Continue reading