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  • 13 Reasons why acrylic painting is good for everyone

    13 Reasons why acrylic painting is good for everyone

    Acrylic paint was invented in 1955, after the oil paint. It was introduced as a solution to the slow drying and muted color palette of oil paint. Ever since both professional artists and students have used acrylics. These paintings lasted for decades if chosen in the right quality. I am a self taught artists and…

  • Why is your acrylic paint sticky: 10 best ways to fix it

    Why is your acrylic paint sticky: 10 best ways to fix it

    Sticky or tacky acrylic paintings can be annoying to all artists. If you are a beginner, you might wonder, why your acrylic paint is sticky. Acrylic painting is sticky when the painting is not fully cured, has poor ventilation, high humidity, uses low-quality paints, and thick painting layers. Avoiding the above aspects when painting, finishing…

  • Do you need an easel to paint? (and what others prefer)

    Do you need an easel to paint? (and what others prefer)

    You might have seen many professional artists use easels when painting. But do we need them to get started? I thought of asking this question to a bunch of artists and seeing what they thought. Following is the conclusion I got from that. Many artists prefer using an easel when painting, to prevent the distortion…

  • How to stick vinyl to acrylic paint: in 5 easy steps

    How to stick vinyl to acrylic paint: in 5 easy steps

    You might want to put a nice little quote on a beautiful abstract painting. This quote can be easily transferred to the canvas with vinyl. Although it is a fairly easy project, some of us have problems with it. There are two processes we can follow to stick vinyl to canvas. The first one is…

  • Pros and cons of acrylic house paint (and how to choose)

    Pros and cons of acrylic house paint (and how to choose)

    Every one of us needs a perfect painting job. But there are so many options of paints out there. You might have heard, that acrylic house paints have the highest quality. However, it has both pros and cons. The pros of acrylic house paints are; Resistant to waterborne stains Has lightfast pigments Dries quickly Offer…

  • Chalk paint vs. acrylic paint (handy chart included)

    Chalk paint vs. acrylic paint (handy chart included)

    Painting is an essential part of any decorative piece. We can achieve any look we want if we choose the right paint. Both chalk paint and acrylic paint can be used for decorative purposes. But they are different in many aspects. Chalk paint and acrylic paint mainly differ in composition and finishing. Chalk paint has…

  • Why does acrylic paint have bubbles: how to fix, prevent

    Why does acrylic paint have bubbles: how to fix, prevent

    Most of us have seen those pesky bubbles on the paintings. They are of course annoying and cause dents or blisters on the canvas. We can see those bubbles, especially in acrylic pour art and maybe in acrylic paintings you do with a brush on the canvas. Bubbles on acrylics paints occur when air is…

  • Poster paint vs. acrylic paint (a handy chart included)

    Poster paint vs. acrylic paint (a handy chart included)

    When you go into an art store, there are so many art mediums to choose from like poster paint and acrylic paint. You might have noticed that poster paints are cheaper than acrylic paint. But what exactly is the difference between poster paint and acrylic paint? In general, poster paints are made with school projects…

  • You can easily learn painting on your own: here is how

    You can easily learn painting on your own: here is how

    As a beginner, you might wonder if you could learn painting on your own. Those professional paintings of other artists may even overwhelm you, in terms of their work and skills. But it is never too late to learn new skills. All you need to do is take baby steps at a time. You can…