Acrylic Painting Techniques & Art

Join the millions of artists who are experimenting with acrylic art! Discover inspiration and acrylic painting techniques that will help you create beautiful acrylic paintings, whether you’re just getting started or you’d like to add to your painting skills.

Bottomland, Kathryn Fehlig, Acrylic Artist

Acrylic Artist, Kathryn Fehlig

In the summer issue of Acrylic Artist, we talked with Kathryn Fehlig about her work as an acrylic artist. In the feature we share three of her landscapes. Here, we have the opportunity to share another of her paintings and learn a bit more about this nature-inspired artist.   Bottomland (acrylic on canvas,10×8) by Kathryn Fehlig   Sometimes, things do...

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Corresponding About Inspiration with Acrylic Artist Alvin Richard

In the summer issue of Acrylic Artist we feature artist Alvin Richard who shares his most unique method of art instruction—correspondence. After seeing a painting by Lloyd Fitzgerald, Richard was so inspired he wrote to Fitzgerald and soon a 10 year correspondence was born between artist and student. Now, the student has talents and skills he is...

Hidden Bridge by Lynn Welker

May 2016 Artist of the Month | Lynn Welker

Congratulations to our May 2016 Artist of the Month, Lynn Welker! Lynn was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her piece Hidden Bridge is seen below. Read more about the artist below and what she values most about experimentation Newport Beach, CA ~ lynnwelker.com Because of family influences, my path was set from the beginning....

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How to Draw Birds: Draw Realistic Animals

I’ve always been intrigued by nature’s intricate details. It’s this complexity—combined with the subtleties of mood and environment—that I attempt to capture in my drawings and paintings. I tend to travel to where my subjects live so I can observe their behaviors and interactions within their natural habitats. While on location, I also gather as...

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Gridlock, Cary Reeder, Acrylic Artist

The Acrylic Artist’s Toolkit

The spring issue of Acrylic Artist includes in-depth information on several acrylic artists with a focus on their painting techniques and life as working artists. Wanting to learn even more about these fascinating artists, we asked them to give us a look inside their toolkit. Graciously they shared with us the products they use every day including brushes, paints, surfaces, glazes,...