9 Flat Brush Strokes Techniques

If you are just starting painting, don’t be intimidated by all the different shapes and sizes of paintbrushes. You can easily do a lot with a simple flat brush. Let me show you 9 basic brushstrokes you can do with a flat brush of any size – I use a size 6 flat brush – … Read more

Advantages and Disadvantages of Acrylic Paint

Acrylic paint is a versatile and fast-drying type of paint made from pigment suspended in an acrylic polymer emulsion. It can be diluted with water to create translucent washes or used straight from the tube for a bold, opaque color. It can be used on a variety of surfaces, including canvas, paper, wood, fabric, and … Read more

Is Golden Acrylic Paint Worth It? My Review & Test Painting

Over the last 3 years, my painting practice has evolved and I was able to invest in some professional paints, like Golden acrylic paint. I was really intrigued by how praised this brand is, and how they stand out among competitors and never even produce student-grade paints. At the same time, I thought, ain’t no … Read more

Mastering Alla Prima Painting Technique With Acrylics

Alla Prima is not the first technique and let’s be honest, word, that comes to mind when you start painting with acrylics. But what is this and why is this technique really worth trying? (And it is, I promise!) Alla Prima in Italian means at first attempt or direct painting, and as a painting technique, it … Read more

3 Ways To Make a DIY Stay Wet Palette

Do you want to keep your paint wet, but without spending money on a fancy palette or retarder? Here are general guidelines on how to make your own, DIY stay wet palette. All of them generally will not require you to buy anything, you probably have all the needed materials in your kitchen. Homemade wet … Read more

How to Seal Acrylic Paint on Glass: 2 Ways

Painted on a vase or wine glasses but the paint washed off or got scratched? Not to worry, you can seal acrylic paint on glass to make it permanent and resistant. Selaing paint on your glassware will also allow you to safely wash it on the top shelf in your dishwasher and use it daily! … Read more