Want to do more of these paintings

These are a type of painting I did a while back, they are labor intensive but I love them, they are done with lines of puffy paint over a painted background to create a shiny yarn effect reminiscent of Mexican yarn art.  They take a long time to do and you really have to work 5 or 6 at a time since the lines have to at least set up a bit before you can go on to lay down more.

One thing I would like to do is have people commission me to do small portraits like the one below

I need to stock up on canvas board and more puffy paint soon.  Also they work best in a smaller format.

Self Portrait

Close up showing texture and designs in puffy paint "string" painting

a set of crosses I made using the same technique

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