Base an artwork on a piece of one of your own sketches. Here's one of mine, below, which I cut into sections.
On pastels paper, using water-soluble oil pastels, I made the quick abstraction below based on just one of the pieces.Here's another way to find abstract compositions: Cut out just a small portion of a magazine photo, as I did below.
(Rembrandt is an excellent brand).
Be loose...you're not trying to be exact!
|I'm not crazy about the red in the center!|