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To my eye, the best time of day for capturing the magic of light is early morning, when light alters so quickly, transforming the shapes and colors of the things they touch. What made this morning unique was the veil of fog, leaving the morning still dark enough for the streetlight to be on, while transmitting the rising sunlight of dawn.
This piece is a diptych, made up of two separate gallery wrapped canvases that can be hung side by side, or slightly apart. Each canvas measures 60"H x 30"W. The edges are painted black, and each canvas comes ready to hang.
Acrylic paint was made commercially available in the 1950’s. Acrylic is a fast drying paint that can be diluted with water, but becomes water-resistant when dry. Acrylics can be applied in thin layers and washes to resemble watercolor paints, or they can be applied in thick layers, built up for texture. The main difference between oil and acrylic paint is the drying time. Oil dries slowly, allowing more time to blend colors and apply glazes. Artists who use acrylic paints typically work faster than those who use oils. Additionally, acrylics offer more versatility and are often used for mixed media work. Artists can mix different materials into the paint, such as sand or rice. They can also apply other media on top of the dried acrylic, such as pastel or pen.
Canvas is a heavy-duty fabric used as a painting surface. When a canvas artwork is labeled stretched, it means the canvas has been wrapped around a wooden frame (the ''stretcher''). Stretched canvases typically do not require framing.
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