21 Differences Between Acrylic and Watercolor

difference between acrylic and watercolor

You came to an art supplies store and you are captivated by the variety of colors, tubes, and tools. Where to start? We know that there is 4 main paint we can consider: gouache, oil, acrylic, and watercolor. Oil scares a lot of beginners and they mostly choose between acrylics and watercolor, but what exactly … Read more

The Best Brush for Acrylic Paint on Canvas in 2022

best brush for acrylic paint on canvas

The right brush decides 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 by buying some essential brush shapes and … Read more

51 Simple Acrylic Painting Tips for Beginners & Pros

acrylic painting tips for beginners

After years of practice, we finally come to the point of “Oohhh that’s how I was supposed to do it, why I didn’t know it before?” Why did nobody share it with me to save my time and sometimes even passion for the painting? How many of us abandon painting just because we think this … 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, a hobby, or 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 … Read more

How Long Does Acrylic Paint Take to Dry? 20 Brands Drying Time

how long does it take for acrylic paint to dry

One of the beauties of 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 … 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 How to Make Acrylics More Opaque & Full Opaque Colors List

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