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Green River

30.00"W x 30.00"H x 1.5"D

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Howard Hackney

KINGWOOD, TX

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: aerial, river, metallic, impressionistic, abstract

Media: metallic, acrylics

Size: 30"W x 30"H x 1.5"D

Year Created: 2017

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Green River is a bird's eye view of two rivers coming together. I frequently design abstracts from aerial views of rivers and land masses, sometimes from photos from space. This piece is metallic and appears to glow to the viewer. This piece is one of my favorites painted in 2013 when I was experimenting with special effects with metallic pigments. It has been hanging in my home until now, but it is time to let it go.

A Chemical Engineer by formal education and an artist by choice, Howard discovered late in life that he had a passion and a talent for painting. He is self-taught and has had amazing success with selling his works in Texas galleries. His works are currently on continuous display at Affaire d' Art Gallery in Galveston, TX. Howard believes that his unique style and variety of techniques stem from the fact that he has not had formal art training, leaving him free from the constraints of the commonly-accepted "rules" of art. His paintings are very eclectic, frequently containing heavy texture, bold colors and metallic affects. He often incorporates pieces of recycled plastics into his textures. His paintings range from large decorator abstracts to landscapes to figures. Howard says "I do not paint for profit. Rather, my goal is to supply good-quality paintings at a modest price to anyone who can appreciate the pride of having an original work in their home".

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