Best Eco-friendly Alternative to Acrylic Paint: 17 Options

Eco-friendly Alternatives to Acrylic Paint

Many artists favor acrylics because they are relatively cheaper, easy to use, and durable. But acrylic paint is not entirely great for your health and the environment. Fortunately, there are several eco-friendly alternatives to acrylic paint in the market. Some eco-friendly alternatives to acrylic paint include watercolors, gouache, and tempera. There are also a lot … Read more

My 23 Easy Ways to Make Acrylic Paint Thicker And Textured

How to make acrylic paint thicker

Would you like to create thick, textured, expressive acrylic paintings? I’ve been creating textured ad impasto art since 2020 and I can share how I thicken my paint with professional and household items. If you need thickness and texture use heavy-body or ultra-thick acrylics like Gaffrey. If you have thin acrylic paint, add modeling paste, … Read more

12 Couple Painting Date Night Ideas & Full Guide

You’re here probably because it’s your first time, and you’re looking for painting supplies and DIY ideas on how to have the perfect painting date night at home. You may be overwhelmed with things like, “what products should we buy?” or “does painting go with movies or beverages”?  Whatever it is, you’ve come to the … Read more

15 Easy Moon Drawing Ideas For Beginners

how to draw a crescent moon

Have you ever wondered how to draw a crescent moon? I have plenty of 10-minute super easy Moond drawing ideas to share. Let me show you how I draw moon and color it. They’re beautiful to look at and relatively easy to paint. So, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, read on for … Read more

Can You Use Gouache On Canvas? My Test on Primed Canvas

can you use gouache on canvas

Gouache, also known as opaque watercolor, works so well on paper, yet many beginners wonder if there are other options, like canvas. I tested my Miya gouache on simple gesso-primed canvas and I’ll share what I liked and didn’t quite enjoy in the process. Spoiler: Gouache painting works better on paper, canvas pads, and canvas … Read more