13 tools for acrylic painting

13 Tools for Acrylic Painting

To start painting we basically need only paint, brushes and a surface (canvas, paper, wood or something else). Learning and experimenting we will discover that there are so many useful tools for acrylic painting that make creative process easier and more fun, that open more techniques and effects for us. Here is my list of 13 tools for acrylic painting: …

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The Best Brush for Acrylic Paint on Canvas in 2021

The right brush decide the future quality of the painting as much as well stretched and primed canvas and artist-grade paint. Over time, you will learn what shape is good for what kind of work and what shape and size really work for you. A beginner can start with buying some essential brush shapes and sizes or to buy a …

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51 Acrylic Painting Tips Every Beginner Should Know

After years of practice, we finally come to the point of “Oohhh that how I was supposed to do it, why I didn’t know it before?” Why nobody shared it with me to save my time and sometimes even passion for the painting. How many of us abandon painting just because they think this is not an art, I’m not …

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Best Canvas for Acrylic Painting for Beginners in 2021

The most popular support used for acrylics is a canvas. Choosing a canvas is a key to success and joy of painting, it is the foundation of your future painting, as paint and other supplies. But a bad quality canvas can easily ruin all your art later and lead to cracks. The best choice of canvas for beginners in acrylic …

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5 Pro Steps to Protect Acrylic Paintings on Canvas

When we create something art as part of memories, hobby of for sale we should think about protection. Art is something we need to take care of and make sure it will last years and years to bring joy and inspiration. The most common way to protect acrylic painting on canvas is varnishing. But it is not the best protective …

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How Long Does Acrylic Paint Take to Dry?

One of the beauty of the acrylics is how fast they dry and how fast we can enjoy the results. I think this is the best thing ever for beginners, boom… and your painting is dried and amazing. How long acrylic paint will dry fully depends on the temperature, humidity, paint type, thickness of layers and some other factors. In …

How to varnish an acrylic painting

How to varnish an acrylic painting

The varnish is the final step for painting. It protects acrylic painting for years from all negative factors and make it just even more beautiful. Varnishing an acrylic painting is easy. Choose your varnish, I use Golden Polymer removable varnish. Use a separate brush or a spray, thin the varnish if needed, apply it evenly and let it dry. Make …

why varnish acrylic painting

Why varnish acrylic painting?

Varnish is the final step for painting. When I just started I was terrified – there were so many contradictory posts about varnishing but all of them said, you could probably ruin your painting…Wait, what? I avoided varnishing for a while but one day I decided just to try on a small painting. And that was amazing! I start reading …

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7 Ways to Make Acrylics More Opaque

You know what I adore the most about acrylic painting? When I feel how the thick acrylic paint cover the canvas and I see the even and opaque surface waiting for me to create something. Honestly, I don’t like translucent colors and always try to make my acrylics more opaque. To make acrylics more opaque, first of all, check the …