• Grace Mendez Abstract Flowers
    coachedbygrace,  creativity

    Painted Blossoms Book and Abstract Flower Painting Video

    I bought the book, Painted Blossoms by Carrie Schmitt, a few months ago and flipped through it. Although I loved the book and all of the artwork I didn’t try any of the techniques until I purchased her video of Abstract Flower Painting. The video inspired me to try it right away. I watched it once from beginning to end before starting. When I played it a second time, I stopped it at each step as needed. I found a piece of 4′ x 18″ plywood in the garage and prepped it with a couple coats of GAC 100 to prevent discoloration seeping through from the wood.  From that point I followed the video…

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