October 4, 2023


Make Some Fun

Featured Artist Christopher Harvey | Artsy Shark

3 min read

Artist Christopher Harvey shares a dynamic portfolio of acrylic work created in a daring, painterly model. See extra of his work by visiting his website.


painting of a blue river

“Blue River” acrylic on canvas, 40″ x 32″


Ever since I used to be a baby, I’ve been fascinated by the way in which a number of marks or traces might describe ideas or feelings extra precisely than spoken phrases.


colorful painting of people dancing

“Leaping Dance” acrylic on canvas, 60″ x 40″


Greater than something, I at all times loved drawing and portray individuals. It allowed me to precise feelings with out verbalizing them. I additionally loved the huge variations in shapes, sizes, proportions, and colours. I explored my visions and perceptions of the those that I seen.


vibrant landscape painting

“Colourful Afternoon” acrylic on canvas, 30″ x 40″


I began to experiment with colours that will intensify the way in which I felt about these figures. Finally, I introduced these figurative influences into my panorama, animal and architectural drawings and work. There are human qualities in the whole lot I paint.


colorful painting of a surfer

“Spirit Rider” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36″


My work captures the essence of what I see, assume, and expertise all through my life. By way of the usage of vivid colours and dynamic strokes and features, I arrange the chaos. The pictures are drawn, sculpted and illuminated with heavy colourful brush strokes and marks.


Painting of three musicians in the city

“Musicians within the Avenue” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 30″


With honesty and integrity, I try to seize the core of the human situation. I take advantage of acrylic paint as a result of it permits me to immerse myself within the artistic course of with minimal interruption for dry time. I can rapidly layer brush stroke upon brush stroke and stay in what I name the artistic zone.


colorful painting of a horse

“Struggle Horse” acrylic on canvas, 40″ x 60″


I additionally like to combine and arrange all of my colours upfront, so the one factor I’m involved with is the subsequent motion with the comb. Usually, I incorporate random strokes or pictures from earlier work into my items.


Painting of saguaro cactus

“Souls of Saguaros” acrylic on canvas, 60″ x 40″


The mixture of deliberate and random marks in my work mirror the generally informal possibilities or haphazard choices that all of us make in life. I imagine it makes the art work extra genuine.


Painting of a woman dancing under the moon

“Moon Dance” acrylic on canvas, 30″ x 40″


My material is large and different. I paint landscapes, figures, architectural constructions and animals. Though the subject material could range, all of them carry a standard thread all through. All the work seize a second in time.


colorful swirling landscape painting

“Rocky River” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 18″


I’m a scribe speaking via my artwork. My hope is that I’m able to translate what I see, assume, and really feel with passionate traces, marks, strokes and colours.


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