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VIDEO: How to Begin a Non-objective, Abstract Painting

In the truest sense of the word, a non-objective painting is different from an abstract painting. After all, it’s not “abstracted” from real life—the artist simply creates shapes, patterns, and texture, and molds them into a final painting.

In the video below, Virginia Cobb explains her own approach to creating non-objective artwork, and even demonstrates the first step in her process. Take a look:



NOTE: You can get Virginia’s full painting tutorial at Creative Catalyst.

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