In the newest issue of Acrylic Artist, Darlene Olivia and Sandra Duran Wilson explain more: “Glazing is an additive process that adds depth and interest to your acrylic surface, and is especially effective when applied over textures and mixed-media materials.
The materials included in the art of mixed-media collage are rarely pristine. In fact, older is better, as a collage artist is part hoarder, part historian.
Neighborhood scenes have been the main focus of Nina Davidowitz’s artwork for nearly 15 years. "I’m fascinated with the geometric shapes of houses and buildings contrasted with their natural surroundings—shrubs, lawns and woods," she says. "Sometimes nature is also geometric, as when we “sculpt” our shrubs."
Somewhere between representation and abstraction lie Rick Bennett’s acrylic paintings of the seas.
Landscape Painting Techniques If you’re dreaming of summer fields full of flowers and trees covered in foliage, there’s no reason not to take matters into your own hands. Why not learn how to paint a landscape full of sun and shadow? With Mark Mehaffey’s Paint Acrylic Landscapes: Understanding Sun and Shadow, you can learn...
Watercolor can be a fun medium. It creates beautiful washes of color that can be a joy to brush onto paper. But, watercolor can be a problematic medium. Because of its transparent nature, it's easy for an artist to lost control of it.
Judith Fairly takes you into the abstract paintings of Katherine Chang Liu, who strives for--and achieves--balance in her art, in this excerpt from Acrylic Artist magazine.
Practice the art of handwritten notes. Learn to create handwritten notes to express your art and impress the recipients.
This holiday season give a gift that inspires the artists on your list. From beginner to advanced, Liquitex offers sets that are sure to spark creativity at any level!
"We see birds all the time," says Kevin Sloan, "and we feel we understand what they look like and how they move, but birds take on all sorts of quirky poses and gestures, and to depict them requires real looking."
Get your creative juices flowing as you engage with the author of Acrylic Painting with Passion, Tesia Blackburn.