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Textured abstract

It’s easy to create a fabulous textured abstract painting using a selection of Resene Metallics.

How to make a textured abstract painting

Resene art with Mark Rayner – Project 118

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need

To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene SpaceCote Flat tinted to Resene Bowie.

Other ideas: For a warmer effect use Resene Gold over a basecoat of Resene Copper Fire.

How to make a textured abstract painting

 

Textured abstract painting - Step 1 Step one
Apply a generous coat of Resene Quick Dry to the canvas and then, while still wet, apply a layer of tissue paper to create a textured surface.


Textured abstract painting - Step 2 Step two
Carefully apply a second coat of Resene Quick Dry over the tissue paper and allow to dry.


Textured abstract painting - Step 3 Step three
Apply a coat of Resene Astronaut to the canvas and allow to dry.


Textured abstract painting - Step 4 Step four
Apply a generous coat of Resene Time Warp to the canvas, brushing in random directions to emphasise the texture. Allow to dry.


Textured abstract painting - Step 5 Step five
Carefully drip Resene Lucifer across the canvas in a random pattern, as shown.


Textured abstract painting - Step 6 Step six
Carefully drip Resene Obelisk across the canvas in a random pattern, as shown.

Textured abstract painting - Step 7 Step seven
Carefully drip Resene Sputnik across the canvas in a random pattern, as shown.


Textured abstract painting - Step 8 Step eight
Carefully drip Resene Scotty Silver across the canvas in a random pattern, as shown and allow the paints to dry.

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