How to make acrylic paint dry faster

How to Make Acrylic Paint Dry Faster

Acrylic paint is fast-drying and this is one of the reasons many artists adore it! Sometimes we really need more open time, but there are some cases we need our painting to dry faster because probably you are as impatient as I am ;). More often we need to speed up drying time when we are realizing that this area …

How to make acrylic paint dry slower

15 Ways to Make Acrylic Paint Dry Slower

Acrylics are fast-drying paint and this is one of the reasons I adore it! I am never patient enough with the oil paint! Progressing, we are using different techniques and generating more creative ideas. And sometimes we need to slow down the dry time to achieve better color mixing or extend the work time of paint. To make acrylic paint …

Floetrol for acylic pouring

Floetrol for acrylic pouring: Full Guide [Floetrol Recipe & 9 Substitutes]

Floetrol for acrylic pouring is now a very trending medium and the amount of questions constantly increases. Is it the best way even if it is not a real pouring medium? Why we can not just use water? I can relate to all your worries so let’s just follow official guidelines and practical knowledge that I will share below. How …

Thinning acrylic paint

How to Thin Acrylic Paint

Thinning acrylic paints may become a real headache for beginners and experienced artists. We need to thin paint to get better results in painting and the right method and thinning mixing ratio will com with experience, but I recommend you start learning and trying right now with my full guide. How to thin acrylic paint? There are at least 6 …

Is Isolation Coat Necessary for Acrylic Painting?

Is Isolation Coat Necessary for Acrylic Painting?

I’ve found that there is no full answer to many beginners struggle with the isolation coat. In fact, it’s a process that can easily be your good painting practice if you’re aiming to enjoy your painting for long years. Is an isolation coat necessary for your acrylic painting? The isolation coat is not ultimately necessary but is highly recommended to …

Is Gesso Necessary for Acrylic Painting

Is Gesso Necessary for Acrylic Painting

Gesso is something many beginners try to understand. While professional artists blend it and share homemade recipes, beginners just want to know what is this and if I need it or not?! The decision is gesso necessary for acrylic painting depends on the surface you work with. You don’t have to gesso a pre-primed canvas purchased in a craft shop. …

How to Prime Wood for Acrylic Painting

How to Prime Wood for Acrylic Painting

Acrylic paints can be painted onto wood. It could be a great experience and a piece of art. But you have to prepare your wooden surface properly before you start if you don’t want to redo it later (which is not so easy as painting on canvas). If you have an idea to paint acrylic on the wood, you might …

Do You Paint Acrylic Light to Dark or Dark to Light?

For people who just start painting the question of what is the right way to paint dark and light areas of the painting can be crucial, but sometimes they are really confused to ask because this question can seem stupid for some academic painters. Should I paint light to dark or dark to light with acrylic paints? With acrylics, you …

How To Fix Cracked Acrylic Painting

When I started acrylic painting the first issue I had was one of my acrylic paintings cracking! Losing my paintings I’ve done with a lot of love (and time) would be discouraging. And in this article, I’ll show you how to fix cracked acrylic paintings quickly and easily! I’ll also show you how to save a canvas for repainting if …