This is all you need to know to do an acrylic painting. The articles are placed in the order that you can just read them step-by-step.
Each post has how-to guides, a list of recommended products, and useful but very simple explanations!
How to start acrylic painting
I am Masha, a self-taught artist. My blog is all about acrylic painting and painting in general as I also love pouring and gouache. If you’re looking for what brushes or paint brand to buy, or you’re questioning if you need a varnish – feel free to read my posts and enjoy painting!
“Hi! I’m a beginner painter who wants to start acrylic painting, but I don’t know where to begin. What should I do first?” Have you ever found yourself in this position? As an avid artist and art lover, it’s important for me to always be improving my skills and knowledge. It can be hard though when there are so many different options out there. That’s why today we’re going to take a look at some of the best places for beginners to get started with acrylic paints!
Must Have Acrylic Painting Supplies:
- Good primed stretched canvas
- 2-3 brushes
- 8 tubes of artist-grade Acrylic Paint
- (essential and extra) Tools for Acrylic Painting
- Acrylic Paint Markers for details and mixed media paintings
- A simple palette
Acrylic painting basics:
- 11 Painting Surfaces for Acrylics: What Do You Use Acrylic Paint on?
- If we paint dark to light or light to dark?
- 7 ways to make acrylic paint more opaque
- How long do acrylics dry?
- How to make acrylics dry faster
- 15 ways to make acrylics dry slower
- How to thin acrylic paint
- 25 Must-Known Acrylic Painting Techniques for Beginners
- 51 Simple Acrylic Painting Tips for Beginners & Pros
- How to paint without brushstrokes
- How to Clean Acrylic Paint Brushes [The Ultimate Cleaning Guide]
Acrylic painting process & techniques:
- Painting Ideas
- Priming canvas
- Priming wood
- How to paint with acrylics
- How to Paint Acrylic on Wood: Best Supplies & Full Guide
- Isolation coat
- 5 steps for Protecting painting
- 11 Easy Techniques on How to Blend Acrylic Paint Smoothly
- How to sell your art (77 websites to safely sell it online)
- 21 Last-Call Artist Residencies 2021 and 50+ Artist Residencies 2022 (to focus on your work and be in a supportive community)
Acrylic pouring & other mediums:
- Full guide for Floetrol for acrylic pouring
- Bakeable Acrylic Paint Guide
- 14 Ebru Painting Materials for Beginners
- Ultimate Jesmonite Starter Kit & 8 Jesmonite Alternatives USA
- 73 Best Resin Mold Ideas + DIY Mold for Epoxy Recipe
Something went wrong:
- How to fix cracking
- How to Fix Lumpy & Chunky Acrylic Paint? [10 Easy Methods]
- How To Remove Acrylic Paint Easily? Full Guide (Skin, Fabric, Floor, Wood, etc)
- Why Is My Paint Watery? 15 Ways To Fix Runny Paint
Are you looking for a new hobby?
If you want to try your hand at painting, but don’t know where to start, this blog is the perfect place. We’ve got everything you need to get started – from how to choose and buy supplies, to what surfaces are best for acrylics. You’ll find step-by-step guides on how to fix errors as well as tips on how to paint like an expert. It’s never been easier!
Whether it’s your first time or your 100th time painting with acrylics, our blog has something for everyone. There are tutorials that will teach you the basics of painting with acrylics and help you learn some more advanced techniques too. Whatever level of painter you’re at right now, we have something here that will make your life easier and give your work a professional edge.
Click on the article you like now or read them all!