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Abstract Animals Art

Painting: Giraffes in the Bird Garden

This was one of those paintings that I kept painting over and over. It started out as an abstract. Then I painted over the abstract and added two giraffes that looked as if they belonged in a child’s nursery – not exactly the look I was going for.

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The Birdie Garden

Tips on How to Paint Markmakings in Art Scratch over things you like. Never be careful. If something is outlined in black, try to scratch underneath to see if you might get a different color. Markmaking should be about drawing your attention away from the perfect to rethink the beauty of mistakes Try painting a…

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Edisto Island Sea Cow

“The real reason I titled the painting Edisto Island Sea Cow is because the animal on the left side of the painting was getting lost in the muck.” This is a new contemporary abstract figurative expressionism painting – with markmaking – by emerging artist Sarah Gilbert Fox. Acrylic on canvas with oil pastels. Canvas size…