11 Ways to Blend Acrylic Paint Smoothly

How to Blend Acrylic Paint

It’s time to take your painting skills to the next level! In this guide, you will learn how to blend acrylic paint into smooth gradients even if you are a beginner. Acrylic paint is a versatile medium, allowing you to create beautiful paintings of any type. But how do you get those smooth blends? With … Read more

81 Artist Residencies 2022 to Boost Your Career [FREE + PAID]

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Artist residencies are artist-in-residence programs with the goal of cultivating artist communities, imagining new art forms, and radically extending artists’ skills and processes. There are huge number of opportunities to join Artist Residencies 2022 for both new artists and experienced pros. Most of artists residencies in 2022 are paid, but I found a lot of … Read more

Painting Acrylic on Wood: Best Supplies & How-to Guide

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Painting acrylic on wood is an escape from common painting on canvas. Acrylics work great on wood, as wood is a porous surface, it can help you with your creative process or paint wood furniture. To paint acrylic paint on the wood you need to choose the best acrylics for wood, prepare and prime the … Read more

25 Must-Know Acrylic Painting Techniques for Beginners

Acrylic Painting Techniques for Beginners

Acrylic painting is a versatile, fun to use, and very performant medium. A beginner starts to paint with a wet brush on a dry canvas, but there is so much to explore. Technically, I’ve learned what acrylic painting techniques are called after I tried them experimenting. Be curious, be creative and you will find your … Read more

77 Art Selling Websites Successful Artists Love to Easily Make Money

Being an artist is challenging, especially trying to sell your art. Before, and still, now, artists’ goals are to join an open call, museum collections, create their own studios and become well-known, and finally, sell the art. Today, you don’t have to compete with masters to be accepted in a gallery or exposition, you can … Read more

27 Tips How to Paint Without Brush Strokes or Marks

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While painting canvas, walls, doors or furniture we expect to have smooth and nice surface that look professional, fresh and clean. Brush strokes, marks, lines and brush hairs can absolutely ruin the look of your project. How to avoid brush strokes when painting with a brush? Use the right, slow-drying and thinned paint, choose high-quality … Read more