292: Painting with Markers


–AFTER my abstract painting reception (tonight at 8pm) I will be starting a new project. A few weeks ago I went on a plein air trip and experimented with painting with acrylic markers. Although I lacked a full palette of colors I had good results and decided to combine daily painting with plein air painting using markers–a combination that employs drawing skills with the discipline of daily painting.

I use the term daily loosely as I intend to paint an average of four small paintings a week. Most daily painters are not dogmatic about numbers–the idea is to create good paintings on a regular basis. It is the kind of discipline I need to push my plein air work forward.

Below is a video showing how I prepared empty acrylic markers for work in the field using Golden High Flow Acrylics. Let me know what you think.


Brad Teare –June 2016

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