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.

Acrylic Artist Jean Pederdson Brush care

5 Tips for Better Brush Care

In the Summer 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist Jean Pederson reviewed a new series of brushes by Royal & Langnickel and shared tips on how to pick the best acrylic brush. There’s also a complete step-by-step, mixed-media portrait demo she did in the issue. Order your copy now of Acrylic Artist and read Pederson’s...

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Announcing the Winners of AcrylicWorks 4 Competition

Congratulations to the 115 artists selected for North Light Books’ fourth annual Best of Acrylic competition AcrylicWorks 4: Captivating Color! 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 “AcrylicWorks 4 Winner Notification”...

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...