Acrylic Painting Techniques & Art

pouring acrylic paint wash pour

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...

Karen Yee, Acrylic Artist

Evidence of the Healing Power of Art: Karen Yee

Karen Yee passed away over the weekend after a 13-year battle with an aggressive form of cancer. Her husband, Richard, said it best on the announcement he posted on Karen’s FB page: “She fought a brave, fierce and remarkable battle for over 13 years with one of the most aggressive and rare forms of...

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...