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.

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Pouring Acrylic Paint, Tips and Tricks with Nancy Reyner

Contemporary acrylic paintings often showcase a wide variety of special effects. Many of those effects can be achieved by pouring acrylic paint. Pouring is a great way to smooth out unwanted texture, get marbleized effects, rich colored glazes, and add some fun to your painting process. Although pouring is a relatively simple technique, it...

Mission Point-Lighthouse Acrylic Artist Karin Nelson

Painting Shadows and Evoking Emotion

Artist Karin Nelson’s work, much of which is inspired by cityscapes, is featured in the Fall 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist. However she also loves to explore and depict the countryside landscapes and waterfronts. Nelson masterfully captures those spaces that appear between the light and the shadow. While many of us are drawn to the...

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September 2016 Artist of the Month | David Caesar

Congratulations to our September 2016 Artist of the Month, David Caesar! Caesar was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His piece Arrow can be seen below. Read more about Caesar and the project he’s currently working on that he hopes to spend decades perfecting. Guelph, Ontario ~ davidcaesar.com I began drawing at a very young age, with superhero...