Dramatic brushstrokes swirl around unexpected shapes and textures in Canadian artist Pietro Adamo’s abstract “Delineation” series. Prior to painting abstracts, Adamo created realistic landscapes and portraits of Canadian politicians. He builds dimension into his work with layers of modeling pastes, gel mediums, silica sand, stucco plaster, acrylic colors, and oil veneers and washes, as well as silk-screened photographs.
Working with a multitude of materials and techniques, Canadian artist Pietro Adamo produces abstracts both emotive and energetic. He achieves detailed shapes, textures and dimensions by layering modeling pastes, gel mediums, silica sand, stucco plaster, acrylic colors, oil veneers and washes, as well as his own silk-screened photos. Before fulfilling his lifelong dream to become an abstract painter, Adamo was an art professor and painter of realistic landscapes and politician portraits.