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Acrylic Medium Overview and how to Make your Own Acrylic Medium

Acrylic Medium Overview and how to Make your Own Acrylic Medium

  Have you ever wondered why Acrylic paints are very popular and suitable for beginners? Well, acrylic paints can create beautiful artworks with a lot of ease. You only need a paintbrush, water, canvas and you will be good to go. Acrylic paints are not associated...

Acrylic Paint on Wood – Does Acrylic Paint Work on Wood?

Acrylic Paint on Wood – Does Acrylic Paint Work on Wood?

  You will be forgiven for thinking that acrylic paints are exclusive to canvas art. However, the reality is that acrylic paint can be used on a multitude of surfaces, this includes paper, metal, leather, fabric, and so on. Due to acrylic paint being able to...

How to Make Skin Color – Skin Color Mixing Tutorial

How to Make Skin Color – Skin Color Mixing Tutorial

  Human skin tones are incredibly variable, so it can be tricky to mix the perfect skin color. If you are a budding portrait artist or just beginning to paint, knowing the basic principles behind mixing skin colors is essential. Once you have mastered skin tones,...

Best Acrylic Paint for Beginners, Advanced and Professionals

Best Acrylic Paint for Beginners, Advanced and Professionals

  To help you select the best acrylic paint we will have a look at a few factors that could influence your decision. Are you looking for cheap acrylic paint or something that offers better quality? Basic acrylic paints are easy to use and clean up and can be used...

Is Acrylic Paint Toxic? – All about Acrylic Paint Toxins

Is Acrylic Paint Toxic? – All about Acrylic Paint Toxins

  Many DIY artists are fully aware of what they can produce with their paints, such as various colors, patterns, different effects they can create, and so on, however, not many of them are aware of acrylic paint ingredients. There are watercolors, oils, and...

Best Soft Pastels – Your Ultimate Chalk Pastels Guide

Best Soft Pastels – Your Ultimate Chalk Pastels Guide

  There are all kinds of different art mediums available depending on your style. While painting or working with pencils are very classic, soft pastel art is still preferred by many. Using these pastels allows you to achieve a unique effect that you just can’t...

Best Chalk Paint for Furniture – Chalk Paint Review

Best Chalk Paint for Furniture – Chalk Paint Review

  An increasing number of people around the world are choosing to upcycle and revamp their furniture as opposed to buying something brand new. This environmentally conscious trend promotes sustainability, is a lot of fun, and is much cheaper! Upcycle your old...

Acrylic Paint on Glass – Painting Glass with Acylics

Acrylic Paint on Glass – Painting Glass with Acylics

  A major appeal for working with acrylic paint is its versatility This art medium can be used over a wide variety of surfaces - including glass. Thanks to their thick consistency, these paints are easy to work with and can adhere to even the smoothest surfaces....

How to Make Brown Paint – Learn What Colors Make Brown

How to Make Brown Paint – Learn What Colors Make Brown

  A brown color palette may not sound all that appealing when you have so many other bright and wonderful colors. However, brown is an essential part of painting and is needed to bring life to subjects like hair, wood, and is a frequent color found in nature....

Best Glow in the Dark Paint – Product Overview

Best Glow in the Dark Paint – Product Overview

  Glow in the dark paints have been on the market for around 100 years but have only been used more extensively in the past 40 years. So, where would you use this type of paint? If you are planning a kid’s or Halloween party, school project, craft ideas, or just...

Thinning Acrylic Paint – How to thin Acrylic Paint correctly

Thinning Acrylic Paint – How to thin Acrylic Paint correctly

  The choice of acrylic painting medium is popular all over the world. This is because thinning acrylic paint is easy and provides variations in color and consistency. This allows artists to create unique effects. You can create the look of a watercolor painting...

Acrylic Paint on Metal – Can you use Acrylic Paint on Metal?

Acrylic Paint on Metal – Can you use Acrylic Paint on Metal?

  If you are looking for a paint that is multipurpose and can be applied to a variety of surfaces, then acrylic paint is perfect. There may be a few surfaces which require some preparation before applying acrylic paint. This is to make sure the paint adheres to...

Is Acrylic Paint Waterproof? Protect your Painted Surfaces

Is Acrylic Paint Waterproof? Protect your Painted Surfaces

  You have a blend of pigment and acrylic polymer, which is what allows acrylic paint to dry extremely quickly. This is why many people choose this type of water-based paint, the price is usually quite affordable as well. So, now we know that acrylic paint dries...

How to get Acrylic Paint out of Clothes – Your Go-to Guide

How to get Acrylic Paint out of Clothes – Your Go-to Guide

  Acrylic paint is immensely popular and is used in many projects such as general painting, decorating around the house and in many different types of crafts. To clean your painting tools and spills, just use water, but if it has spilt on your clothes, it could...

Best Watercolor Paper for Beginners – A Large Overview

Best Watercolor Paper for Beginners – A Large Overview

  You will soon discover that when it comes to watercolor painting, there are many things you have to consider when it comes to the paper. The type of watercolor paper texture, weight or paper quality all react to the paint in their own way. What is watercolor...

Watercolor Flowers – Guide how to paint Watercolor Flowers

Watercolor Flowers – Guide how to paint Watercolor Flowers

  Most of us have attempted water coloring some time in our lives, be it at school or in our later years. Painting watercolors, you can create beautiful art, but it is also a wonderful way to relieve stress and anxiety. Maybe painting seems difficult for you, but...

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