Make A Simple, Striking Piece Of Abstract Art On The Cheap

Make A Simple, Striking Piece Of Abstract Art On The Cheap

Art on the walls really makes a house feel like a home, but hanging your own art up can make it feel like a gallery. If, like me, you need some guidance in the painting department, check out the following tutorial from Dans Le Lakehouse.

Photo by Tanya of Dans Le Lakehouse.

The link below will take you through the entire process, but you’ll only need to buy three things: a big canvas, a big brush and some black acrylic paint. Flip the canvas upside down (to help with paint flow) and make big, broad strokes. Flip it back over to see how you like it, and layer on more paint wherever you see fit. Play around with textures by dipping your brush in the water before the paint, or using an almost dry brush for a feathery look. You also don’t have to stick to black paint. I love the stark look of black on white, but change it up to fit your mood and decor. (Also, remember to have fun and not take it all too seriously; it’s just paint on a canvas.)


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