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Blog: Why abstract? – What corporate experience taught me about myself — Deniz Altug Art
I love painting abstract because I enjoy: Pursuing an instinct I have, without having to know the outcome… Expressing myself freely without following a blueprint… Listening more to my inner voice rather than what is outside (or what others expect)… And I'm so intrigued by the possibility of wild color combinations and various hand gestures that can be used in the creation of abstract art. ***artwork by Deniz Altug
Transparent layering with acrylic paint
I love using acrylic mediums to create transparent (or translucent) layers on canvas with acrylic paint. There's a number of benefits of using acrylics mediums in your paintings - find our more about mediums and why I use them on my blog. ***contemporary absract artwork by Deniz Altug
Layered painting with acrylics mediums
Translucent layering details on canvas *** While I love using fluid acrylics in my art work, acrylic mediums are some of my key materials that allow me to create beutiful transclucent and yet vibrant layers. I share my journey of discovering acrylic mediums and how I integrated them into my layered style of abstract painting on my blog. Click to read the blog post.
Tools for abstract painting
A painting wedge (catalyst wedge) is one of my favorite tools when I create my abstract paintings with acrylics. I share more of my favorite materials on my blog *** contemporary artworks and inspiration by Canadian fine artist Deniz Altug
Tools for acrylic painting
Flat and firm synthetic brushes are among some of my favorite tools when I create my abstract paintings with acrylics. I share more of my favorite materials on my blog *** contemporary artworks and inspiration by Canadian fine artist Deniz Altug
Creating colorful and translucent layers with acrylic paint and medium on canvas. *** contemporary abstract art by Deniz Altug
Acrylic paint & medium to create a layered effect
Using fluid acrylic paint and acrylic medium, and applying it with a painting wedge ("catalyst wedge") on canvas to create a layered effect. ***comteporary abstract paintings and techniques by Deniz Altug
Colorful acrylic painting on canvas
A small and slender canvas painting with colorful layers, created using fluid acrylics, acrylic medium, brushes and a catalyst wedge *** contemporary artworks by Deniz Altug
Acrylic on painting on canvas
In progress abstract painting: Adding vibrant layers on a canvas - using fluid acrylics, mediums, and a catalyst wedge. One of my favorite mediums is glazing liqud *** contemporary abstract artworks by Deniz Altug
Art materials for acrylic painting
Unpacking some of my favorite fresh new brushes is always exciting. I love using flat brushes in the creation of my abstract paintings. I share more about my favorite materials and paints on my blog. *** contemporary abstract paintings by Deniz Altug (Canada). *** Photo showing : Liquitex Freestyle brush