#abstractart

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Step-by-Step Tutorial: Painting Abstracts From a Photo

Learn how to paint abstracts using a reference photograph as a starting point and source of inspiration with this tutorial.

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Art that grows backwards: The abstract paintings of Erica Beck | Creative Boom

Having spent 12 years dependent upon technology, graphic designer [Erica Beck](www.eboriginalart.com) began to crave art that was meant to be cherishe...

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Explore these key elements to abstract art success

Whether you do abstract art, non-objective, or even realistic, you'll find at least one, if not more, of these 6 basic elements at work.

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BBC - Culture - The moment that changed Picasso

A short trip to an ancient village was the catalyst for a profound shift in Picasso’s work – but it is often overlooked. Alastair Sooke finds out more.

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Josh Namm: Paintings: Abstract #2, Acrylic on Canvas

I know that abstract art isn't everyone's thing. And I also get the temptation to say that an artist must be able to paint realistically from life before he/she can legitimately paint abstract art. I don't buy that. This painting also started out life as a mountain, lake, outdoors kind of thing. At least in this case, it wasn't what I wanted to do.