A Handy Technique

Craig Meklir abstract, acrylic, Bridge, painting technique

My last blog post explained how Aniko helped me resurrect my painting by varying the value of my green color.  This blog post shares a technique I used to transform the dull blue “path” which wound across my six-foot-wide canvas into a rustic “wooden” path. As shown below, I initially painted the path a gray-blue color which was both uninteresting and un-Hawaiian.     Here’s …

Do You Want To Look Behind The Canvas?

Craig Meklir #art, abstract, artist, CMMDesignSolutions, creative, design, houzz.com, http://www.houzz.com/photos/3877842/Traditional-Living-Room-With-Modern-Abstract-Art-traditional--other-metro

Do you wonder how artists come up with ideas for their art or what they go through when making it?  Are you interested in making art but do not know where to begin, possibly because you (like me) do not possess formal art training?  The aim of this blog is to provide art enthusiasts an increased awareness of the creative …