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Colour Burst No 3 by ARTmonkey90 Colour Burst No 3 by ARTmonkey90
COLOUR BURST (3 of 3 parts)
2007
Materials: Acrylic on canvas panel

I really enjoyed doing the Colour Burst 3-part series. This was mainly due to the fact that I did very little painting during our Year 11 studies in Visual Arts at school, so this was an opportunity for me at home to experiment with my own paints and inspiration.

This is what I call "Palette on Canvas". Someone else (somewhere in the world) has probably already created/titled this, but hey that's what I call it. "Palette on Canvas" is basicly where the actual paint is mixed directly on the canvas where No palette is used. Meaning that you squeeze the paint straight on to the canvas and just start painting. In otherwords the canvas IS the palette itself.

This was the finished result of my first canva (of 3). Boring colours turned into new interesting colours. As I continued mixing and adding more and more painting, it was as if mini colour discoveries and revelations were unravelling.

The colour is great and lots of fun too. For those artists who just want "TO PAINT" (like a little 5 year old kid), buy a canvas today and start painting! (or use an old one). Try my "palette on canvas" idea and see what you create. Note: the other thing...is that you end up using all the paint you put out and nothing is wasted. Everything is out infront of you ON YOUR CANVAS!

"..every line means something and tells its own story."

Thank you for visiting Artmonkey90.
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TayylorLeon Featured By Owner May 31, 2011  Student General Artist
this is nice.
btw, dunno if you know me... we have a class together (australian art history). i randomly found your page on here... hi!
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MadamSugarHigh Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2010  Hobbyist Artist
cool stuff! How'd you scan it in?
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ARTmonkey90 Featured By Owner May 8, 2011  Student
hey! thanks!! i didn't scan it in. it's a photography of the painting.
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MadamSugarHigh Featured By Owner May 20, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
ahhh still good.
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ARTmonkey90 Featured By Owner May 22, 2011  Student
:)
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Pluto52 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Beautiful...
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ARTmonkey90 Featured By Owner May 24, 2010  Student
Thank you so much! I really appreciate it. :glomp:

have a great day. :sun:
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Pluto52 Featured By Owner May 26, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
...=D
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LexaKirk Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Great colours; nicely done! :lol: :heart:
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ARTmonkey90 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2009  Student
thank you so much for the fave & comment.

I like the colours too. I should do more painting. havnt done much for ages. hehe
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