Mini Murals

mini mural art by Dick Crispo

Black: The Defining Color I want to talk about these 30″ x 40″ paintings on Strathmore 500 illustration board. It’s the type of Strathmore illustration board with its official stamp, marking it as the highest quality paper available. The other part is that I will discuss using the liquid acrylics, the fluid acrylics, and a […]

Heroic Proportions

Heroic Proportions painting

Larger than life: A studio painting that feels like an epic poem For this painting, I start off the drawing using heroic proportions, that is what I do in a mural, which is larger than life proportions. If you stretched your fingers out of your hand, you’d get the usual typical proportions of the hand […]

Mixed Media Painting Process

mixed-media-painting-process-dick-crispo

The Dialogue Between The Colors https://youtu.be/8AB2nbBai0I When it comes to my “Front and Side” series of paintings, I have a process that involves several types of media. Because these are mixed media paintings, I am using different types of paints and mediums as well as tools. When I am creating these 4” x 8” inch […]