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Style Challenge - Abstract Painting, non-digital

This challenge closed almost 6 years ago.

The Challenge

Painting media are acrylic, oil, encaustic, tempera, and also watercolor, ink, and pastel when they’re used to paint forms instead of to draw lines.

Abstract work has a focus on the underlying geometries, colors and patterns that create imagery. They have NO identifiable subject.

Heavily abstracted work will also be accepted – but the objects and “stuff” in the subject should be very hard toidentify.

Representative work and work not made with paint media will be removed. (I’m running through the styles 2 per week, so your style challenges will come soon!)

Digital artists – see the other challenge this week.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for the best abstract paintings

Rewards & Prizes

The top 3 images will be featured in the july 26 features

Additional Information

There are 4challenges for 3 each (total 12) of the July 26 features. All are abstract this week. This one is for NON-digital work.

Please sort your work into the right challenge!

There are 4 abstract challenges this week. Sort your images into the right ones please!

Abstract fractals and algorithmic

Abstract non-digital painting

Abstract digital painting

Abstract modified photos

Cover Image: In My Thoughts by edy4sure


The Top Ten

Tribeca  by David North

Tribeca by David North was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 3 votes.

  • My Sun by Aleksandra Kabakova
  • Citron Pressé -  oil painting by RobertCharles
  • cRUMpleD tO the FLOor by James Lewis Hamilton
  • In the Beginning the World Was Without Form by Sally Griffin
  • Spring at the cabin, mixed media on canvas by Sandrine Pelissier
  • Lighea - Horizon, sky and sea by vimasi
  • Paintbrush Practicing makes Pretty Pattern by KazM
  • Maze by MelDavies
  • Family by edy4sure

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