Tip File: Oils Over Acrylics?

The following is an excerpt from the March 2009 issue of The Artist’s Magazine, from our Mediapedia column by Greg Albert.

FAQ: Can you paint oils over acrylics?

Yes, but the painting’s layers may become unstable because the oils may not adhere adequately to the acrylic beneath. Also, the oils and acrylics will respond differently to environmental conditions such as humidity and temperature, which could cause the layers to separate.

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