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  • Acrylic Ink Vs. Alcohol Ink (Experiment Results Included)

    Acrylic Ink Vs. Alcohol Ink (Experiment Results Included)

    Ink art is something I have recently discovered and enjoyed a lot. There are two types of inks popular among artists which are acrylic and alcohol ink. So, you might be wondering what the differences are between acrylic and alcohol inks. Alcohol ink and acrylic ink differ in their composition. Alcohol ink is dye-based and … Read more

  • Do you paint from dark to light with acrylic paint?

    Do you paint from dark to light with acrylic paint?

    When using some art mediums it is recommended to paint from dark to light while others recommend painting from light to dark. So you might wonder which technique to follow when using acrylic paint. As a general rule, paint from dark to light with acrylic paint. First, block in the values (usually dark) of each … Read more

  • What colors make silver? The color mixing guide included

    What colors make silver? The color mixing guide included

    Silver is such a useful color, especially when painting silver objects and giving a metallic sheen to other colors. However, mixing silver color with its reflective properties can be tricky. Silver color can be created by mixing a blob of titanium white with a dash of blue and a dash of black color. To add … Read more

  • Does cheap acrylic paint work? (Plan for a tight budget)

    Does cheap acrylic paint work? (Plan for a tight budget)

    Acrylic painting can be pretty expensive at some point. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You might not be able to do the investment for good quality acrylic paints now and may be wondering if cheap acrylic paint work. In general, cheap acrylic paint will work for a beginner who does not have … Read more

  • Is it cheaper to make acrylic paint? (Price breakdown)

    Is it cheaper to make acrylic paint? (Price breakdown)

    I got to know that many artists make acrylic paints. As I study more about making acrylic paint, I saw how interesting it can be. Then I wondered if it is cheaper to make acrylic paints than to buy them. Here is what I have found. In general, making acrylic paint is an investment that … Read more

  • How to reactivate dried acrylic paint? (Is it possible?)

    How to reactivate dried acrylic paint? (Is it possible?)

    I have checked my old acrylic paint bottles recently and found that most of them are dry. I love some of those colors, so it would be nice to reactivate or rehydrate them. To figure out how to reactivate dried acrylic paint I researched on the web and ran my little experiments. Here is what … Read more

  • Lumpy acrylic paint: why that happens and how to fix it

    Lumpy acrylic paint: why that happens and how to fix it

    Acrylic paints can have some defects like lumpiness and you might not have any idea why that happened. This is especially annoying in acrylic pour art as you can only see lumps after the paint is already on the canvas most of the time. Lumpy or clumpy acrylic paint occurs when acrylic paint is drying … Read more

  • Why is acrylic paint watery? and best ways to fix it

    Why is acrylic paint watery? and best ways to fix it

    Watery acrylic paint can be annoying both for artists as well as painters. If you are painting horizontally watery acrylic paint can run down, or it may not even stick to the surface well. You might be wondering why acrylic paint becomes watery. As a whole, acrylic paint becomes watery when the paint is kept … Read more

  • 10 Best ways to fix blotchy or streaky acrylic paint

    10 Best ways to fix blotchy or streaky acrylic paint

    Blotchy or streaky acrylic paint is a common problem for most acrylic painting artists. It can be pretty annoying when you cannot make those smooth paint layers and transitions. However, there are a few techniques and tips to fix blotchy or streaky acrylic paint. In general, blotchy or streaky acrylic paints occur due to thin … Read more

  • Alternative for Acrylic Paint: Best Eco-Friendly Solution

    Alternative for Acrylic Paint: Best Eco-Friendly Solution

    You might already be an acrylic artist like me. But as you know acrylic paint is essentially plastics. That is why it can offer us all the good stuff that oil paints cannot offer. So, is there a better alternative for acrylic paint? The best eco-friendly alternative to acrylic paint, concerning the plastics it contains, … Read more