Artist: Christopher Bekins – Morro Bay, CA Abstracts Art Exhibition – 2013 MyArtContest.com Since 1999 Christopher Bekins has been painting and taking workshops and classes. His work has been in numerous shows and exhibitions. In 2002 Christopher moved to the central coast of California to pursue painting full time. He lives in Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, California with his wife Marlene, and their dog Barclay.
The Palette Knife
Christopher uses the palette knife to apply oil paint to the canvas. The viscosity of oil paint allows it to be applied thickly. His method of controlled blended paint smears and scrape marks results in vibrant, rich color and texture.