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Color mixing techniques to get the perfect shades of green when painting with acrylic.
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...
Want to know how easy it is to make your own paint? In this tutorial, you'll learn all you need to know, plus step-by-step photos to help get you started!
Trying to sell your art frequently comes with a lot of rejection. Yet, persistence and lessons learned can lead you down the road to success. Here's why.
Sometimes I have a really hard time focusing on my job. Like this morning…I set out to write about Nancy Reyner’s Acrylic Revolution, which is on sale. First I wanted to get my hands on a copy, so I asked around the office to see where I could find one. Moments later, a colleague...
The painting process can be broken down into three separate cycles that each require a different type of energy, technique and approach.
This all-in-one guide provides beginners with some basic information on how to paint with acrylics, including painting techniques and tools.
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Color Mixing & Celebrating Spring Happy St. Patrick’s Day! By all means, sip up the green beer, have green eggs and ham (blegh!), wear green (or, sometimes, orange), and pinch away at everyone who doesn’t play along, but for us artists this holiday means indulging the opportunity to celebrate the earthy, greedy, jealous, fertile,...
Acrylic can be painted on just about any support. Select among the many choices in this section for convenience, longevity and aesthetics.