Acrylic Artist Magazine

V9291 RockArts

Rock Painting Ideas for Kids

Rock art is a fun and easy way to spend craft time with your kids. All it takes is paint, a few rocks and your imagination! In this free demonstration on painting on rocks, expert rock artist Lin Wellford shows us how to paint a tasty rockburger complete with pickles and tomatoes. Rock art...

Strokes of Genius 5 Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 92 artists chosen for North Light Books’ latest competition Strokes of Genius 5: Design and Composition! If you see your name below, please check your email accounts (and junk boxes) for instructions on next steps. You will receive an email from us with the subject line “Strokes 5 Winner Notification” no...

Apple Tree is an acrylic painting by artist Garry Kaye, who uses Photoshop to manipulate his photo references.

Photoshop | A Tool for Artist Garry Kaye

Artist Garry Kaye, who uses Photoshop to help him create large beyond-photorealistic, detailed landscapes in acrylic, says his challenge with Apple Tree (acrylic, 36x48) was to create depth when using predominant greens. “I attempted to do this,” he says, “by using warm greens in the foreground, offset by colors leaning to the cooler side...

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National Craft Month

March is National Craft Month and CreateMixedMedia.com and North Light Books are celebrating with a March full of discounts, giveaways and fun projects to inspire your artwork and teach you a few new tips and techniques along the way. We’ll have a great FREE craft project or mixed media tutorial to give away each day. Be...

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Paint an Autumn Tree in Acrylic With Lee Hammond

Learn how to paint an autumn tree in acrylic with this free demonstration from North Light’s Paint Landscapes in Acrylic With Lee Hammond. Materials Paints: Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Umber, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Ivory Black, Prussian Blue and Titanium White Brushes: 1-inch (25mm) flat, no. 2 flat bristle, no. 2 liner, no....