Author Archives: Rick

Resolute Fearlessness

Starting to work on larger pieces, this one 28 x 36.  This size really lends itself to the texturing, scale of piece to texture is just about right.  I’m also using a “dry” texture medium rather than the premixed, seems to work better and sets up a more dense texture.  Three basic colors used; black […]

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Textured Mixed Media on Wood Maybe nearing my end on this series of textured works on board.  Will probably move onto larger pieces in the 24x or 30x range to make things more interesting.   Currently been working on 15x and 12x pieces which do not seem to have enough impact/presence as well as making properly […]

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Textured Art

Several years since my last textured series, getting the MOJO back for this kind of work!  It’s always been a fight finding the right surface for this Heavy Medium, however, the door panel takes to it like a Duck to Water. I pride myself using everyday house products/objects for my stuff, this one is on […]

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Dirty Martini, Shaken Not Stirred

This is about as minimal as I feel I can get for possibly suggesting a figure, I hope you see it.  More Paint, Canvas and Fabric works.  20 x 12 alternate title, “Steak for Chicken”. The last 7 pieces of this series has been made up of 2 – 12″ wide flat panel doors, canvas, […]

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Perfect Imperfect Surface

This is the continuing experiment using Hollow Core Doors; this from a set of 24″ Bi-folds e.g. 12″, and Cheap Canvas, really a drop cloth.  These pieces have minimal amount of Woodworking but just enough to make you wonder. Canvas was cheap enough with enough flaws to make it more interesting. Canvas was painted/soaked in a Canvas […]

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Trapezium (US)

Trapezium (US), a photo by theunartist on Flickr. Mixed Media This one of my last larger pieces, 40 x 32. The shape is a trapezium, a rectangle with no parallel sides, it could also be a trapezoid if you lived in the UK. It’s a shape that dominated some of my pieces back 10 years […]

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