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Abstract Flowers on Woodblock Canvas

Traditions™ Artist Acrylic

Abstract Flowers on Woodblock Canvas
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Abstract Flowers on Woodblock Canvas

designed by Jessica Alea

Adding abstract line work to a flower painting modernizes this still-life made with Traditions™ Artist Acrylic.

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Traditions™ Artist Acrylic

  • Indian Yellow (DAT11)
  • Prussian Blue Hue (DAT25)
  • Quinacridone Violet (DAT33)
  • Red Violet (DAT32)
  • Sapphire Blue (DAT27)
  • Warm White (DAT36)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • wooden canvas (any size panel)
  • paintbrushes


  1. Paint the background of the wooden canvas in Warm White using long, sweeping, and uneven strokes. Add Sapphire Blue to random areas.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the flower petals in Prussian Blue, Indian Yellow, and Quinacridone Violet. Highlight with the respective colors: Sapphire Blue, Warm White, and Red Violet. Add stamen to the flowers in contrasting colors. Paint the top of the vase in Indian Yellow. Highlight the vase in Warm White and shade in Prussian Blue.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using thin, whimsical lining, add stems and leaves using Prussian Blue.
    Step 2 Example