Lisa Steeven Art

Abstract, modern and mixed media paintings

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Colorado artist Joan Fullerton

Joan Fullerton grew up in the Woyming Plains, and studied watercolor with great watercolor artists. She returned to school to become an art teacher. She currently lives in Denver where she spends most of her time to her art.What one notices above all in the paintings of this artist, it is the esthetic and artistic research with this will to create an harmony between colors, forms and patterns She wants her paintings to live, to attract...

The Cornwall paintings of David Mankin

David Mankin found his inspiration in the Cornwall area where he has lived for a long time. This is where all his paintings were born. During his walks, he is fascinated by the landscape that surrounds him and that changes with the weather. He likes to discover and contemplate the rocks, the rain, the wind, the coast, the people. For him, it is not possible to represent this region only by abstraction because he can thus transmit more emotions...

Something spatial – Lisa Steeven

This composition was made with structure paste and granular powder to get that earthy structure effect. Then you have to mix the modeling paste and the gritty powder to get a thick paste. You can also look at the canvas "unknown planet", for which I used the same process. As for the structure-based paints, they must be prepared in advance because the texture must be dry before applying the acrylic paint. So you spread the resulting paste as you...

Morning sun – Lisa Steeven

For this realization, I had thought of using a vegetable texture. I chose a plant with long stems and small seeds to bring out the look of lines and small grains when painting. You can take any kind of grass, like wheat, lavender but preferably a rigid plant for the best result. It takes two steps to create this composition, the first is to place and stick the plant on the canvas with texture, this is the most delicate part because it requires...

Evolution – Lisa Steeven

This painting by Lisa Steeven is a work created from different techniques, the medium used is acrylic but also photos of magazines have been pasted to bring to the canvas this modern and contemporary side. This is what we call in English, the mixed media technique, it is very used now, Joan Fullerton often uses it in his achievements. It is a work both abstract and symbolic that Lisa Steeven wanted to interpret, we can see a certain strength...

Moving nature – Lisa Steeven

This painting needs a little texture but lightly to obtain a rendering of shapes rather than matter. Lisa Steeven wanted to create an ensemble from only a few shades of ochre and blue green, colors she particularly likes, which remind her of vegetation, flowers, trees, nature. We can refind this techniques in lots of artworks of Lisa Steeven. The very fine structure of this canvas with the addition of the various glazes allowed to make appear a...