Sunday, March 6, 2011

Palette Knife Painting

Beverly Gurganus
36"x48" Oil on Canvas
I am so happy to finally get this painting finished... I am still considering its title.
I was challenged by another FB artist to try to do a palette knife painting. I agreed, but was very hesitant to give up what control I had with a brush. I found at the beginning, I tried to use the knife as a brush and found myself getting frustrated. That sparked my YouTube study of palette knife videos. I then, took to my canvas with the idea of just throw on the paint, have fun, and see what happens. (I tend to over think things.)
Above is the results of my knife :) It definitely screams first, but I am happy enough with it to find a place on my wall for it to live.

18 comments:

  1. you are invited to follow my blog

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  2. My wife dabbles in painting. I like your work.

    I have added myself to follow your blog. You are more than welcome to visit my blog and become a follower also.

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  3. Thank you...I'll be glad to check your blog out.

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  4. have a nice day! your painting is wonderfull...introduce me, in the eastern part of the earth.

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  5. I like it! It reminds me of a place we go to every year. You create great work. Blessings, Joanne

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  6. This is a very lovely potrait:)

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  7. Very nice potrait, thanks for sharing:)

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  8. Toyin, thank you very much :)

    Joanne, Thanks...my mother says it reminds her of a place, too.

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  9. It's just lovely! Gives me such a nice feeling, something elusive from my childhood... But I see that you are from Virginia! That could be why! I was born in Richmond and lived there for the first 8 years of my life!! It's kind of like coming home!
    Please join me at my history (and sometimes Edward, the cat, blog)! I'd love to have you along!
    Blessings!
    Ann

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  10. I like your work.
    You are really good!
    Invite you to visit my blog.
    God bless you and your family.
    Greetings from Norway.

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  11. Great work Beverly.
    God bless you and your family,
    and you are welcome to visit my blog.
    Greetings from Norway

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  12. Title of painting:
    Way of peace?
    Greetings
    Jan Samuel

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  13. Jan - Great title! :) I will be happy to visit your blog.

    Ann - Nice to meet a former Virginian :) I have been here my entire life and love it. I will check out your blog, too.

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  14. Hey Beverly, and peace from God to you and your family.

    My wife and I wish you a blessed good day with:
    Romans 8 from verse 24 to verse 32
    Greetings from Norway

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  15. Hello and peace from God to you and your family
    I wish you a blessed day
    Daniel 6 verse 28
    Greetings from
    Jan Samuel

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  16. God's peace to you Beverly
    I wish you a blessed day
    Psalm 111 to you and your family
    Greetings from
    Jan Samuel

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