Artist's description:

This beatiful horse is powerful and striving forward. A little cautious maybe but optimistic. It is clearly going forward but we look at what is behind it..
This large work of mixed media started as an abstract work. I try to work without thoughts about the subject of my canvas until “it” happens.. Sometimes it feels as if the subject emerges from the canvas. Not really true of course because you still have to work hard to make it appear.
Because the canvas was made of unprepared raw cotton I had to start with reinforcing it by glueing pieces of (wall-)paper on it and applying thick layers of gesso and plaster. This created a nice texture to work with. The painting also consists of many, many layers of acrylic paint. I painted with brushes, pallette knife and also used cutouts and spattered paint with sprays and wet brush.

To protect my paintings from UV-light and dust I varnish my paintings with at least 2 coats of matt varnish.
The back is wired and the painting is ready to hang. Signature and date is on the front and the back.

Materials used:

Unprepared Raw Cotton Canvas with glued paper and plaster collage, acrylic paints

Forward! (2015)

$3,150.09

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This artwork is sold by Hilde Hoekstra from Netherlands

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