My first big painting

I had the canvas for quiet a long time, but i did not want to paint on it till i was shure that it would become a nice one.
“A nice painting” in my style 😉
As allways i started working on the canvas, tried to create a new painting. It looks like i start a painting ending with a whole other result than what i tought it would become, but that’s allright for me, i know now that that’s just the way how it works in my mind.
The painting was made on a canvas from 1 x 1 meter and i used acrylic paint.
I’m happy with the result and can’t wait to make another one.
I know now that i enjoy painting large paintings more than small ones, I also need to work on my style, paint a bit more free.
So that is waht i’m trying to do in the future.

The big painting is on display in my showroom with mannequins, and i’m happy with the result.
It will be on sale soon, but first it needs to dry and the i can varnish the painting before adding it to my online shop.

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If you would like to see my other paintings,, or buy one ( or more) you can find them in my online store.
Just look for Paintings by Michael Grieve
http://www.decorsandlifestyle.be

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More acrylic paintings by Michael Grieve

In my previous blog i said that i’ve been making more than 30 paintings these past months. But i just posted 2 pictures from the last paintings i made, so i tought it would be nice to let you all have a look at some of the other works that i made.
I’m a professional window dresser and i let and sell mannequins, that’s my job, but as i allways have been busy working on the creative side of life i started painting and it became a nice new experience for me.
As a window dresser i have the option to display my paintings in the store windows of my clients. They become a part of the window decoration. Some of my paintings i made keeping this in mind.
I started with smaller paintings and made some mixed media creations.
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This is one of the first paintings i made using a picture as a background.
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This colourfull painting followed next.
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After trying out different styles i landed, for the moment, in a more abstract style.
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And then i made some more in the same style…
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And i have some more… but that’s for the next time 😉
You can by the original handmade and signed paintings in my online store.
http://www.decorsandlifestyle.be

Paintings by Michael Grieve

Funny to see my own name on the paintings.
Since a couple of months i started painting with acrylic paint. And i must say that i like making abstract paintings the most of all.
I tried different styles but for the moment i prefer to paint abstract.
I learned a lot looking at video’s on youtube and reading about different ways “how to paint”.
I may say that i’ve been quiet active painting as i painted more than 30 canvasses in a short time and then i stopped.

After a short period that i did not paint at all i started again.
This is the result of my newest pantings 60×90 cm on 3D-canvas.
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The paintings are allways the result of different transitions while painting. Sometimes i start with a whole other idea than what becomes the final result, but that’s what they call “creativity”.
My paintings are for sale in my online store , but these last ones need to dry for a period before i can varnish them. After that i can add them to my store.
This is the link:
http://www.decorsandlifestyle.be