51 Acrylic Painting Tips Every Beginner Should Know

acrylic painting tips for beginners

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 … Read more

Best Canvas for Acrylic Painting for Beginners in 2021

best canvas for acrylic painting

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 … Read more

5 Pro Steps to Protect Acrylic Paintings on Canvas

how 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 … Read more

How Long Does Acrylic Paint Take to Dry?

how long does it take for acrylic paint 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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

7 Ways to Make Acrylics More Opaque

how to make acrylics more opaque

Do you know what I adore the most about acrylic painting? When I feel how the thick acrylic paint covers 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 learn how to make acrylics more opaque. To make … Read more

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 … Read more

15 Ways to Make Acrylic Paint Dry Slower

How 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 … Read more