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Beyond Diptych and Triptych Painting Demonstration – part 3 VIDEO.

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Beyond Diptych and Triptych Painting Demonstration - part 3

Welcome back to another BobBlast!

This week's Blast is a continuation from the last two weeks (BobBlast #133 and #134) - where I am working on a multiple-panel painting. You recall that four or more paintings is called a Polyptych.

As explained in previous BobBlasts, I name the painting first... it keeps me focused on a clear message and a clear sense of purpose. This series is about EQUALITY. The image is of figures with mixed nationalities. I start loose initially and keep it abstract while I layer paint and collage. 

In Part 3 of my painting demo, I am working on pulling the entire multi-panel painting - Polyptych - together, using more collage, spray paint, and transparent fluid acrylics in sections, working overall. Thinking of the ENTIRE painting now - not simply the individual panels as separate, stand-alone paintings.

Just as importantly, my paintings are not only what they feel like... but what it feels like making them. I can guarantee there will be at least one more BobBlast Demo to complete this polyptych!

Stayed tuned!

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Here's a quick reminder about some upcoming workshops and dates. If interested, sign up now!

Polyptych Workshops at the Sedona Art Center:
May 15-19, 2017
Artist Retreat: Contemporary Abstract Figure Painting & Collage
October 23-27, 2017
Artist Retreat: Playing with Polyptychs

5-day Workshops (Monday-Friday)
Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, AZ
Contact (888) 954-4442 or (928) 282-3809

More Featured Workshops:

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
March 19-25, 2017 - Abstract Acrylic Painting & Collage
Contact Flying Colors, (858) 518-0949 or

Granbury, Texas
April 3-7, 2017 - Larger and Looser: The New Master's Program for the Postmodern Painter
Contact Dr. Diana Littlejohn (817) 326-5629 or 

Raleigh, North Carolina
April 10-14, 2017 - Abstract Acrylic Painting & Collage
Contact Stacy Stover, Jerry's Artarama Event Coordinator (919) 876-6610 or email

View Bob's Workshop Schedule, click here.

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"Beyond Diptych and Triptych Painting Demonstration – part 3" video.

Beyond Diptych and Triptych Painting Demonstration – part 3.
Love, Peace & Happiness,
Robert Burridge

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