How long does acrylic painting last?

I’m going to be sharing my insight into how long do acrylic painting last and things you might want to look out for when trying to determine if a picture has gone bad.  Acrylic paintings have been introduced to the world a little bit less than a century ago so we don’t have exact data … Read more

How to tell difference between Acrylic and Oil painting? [8 Tips]

To beginner eye, Painting can look very similar at first glance but you should know the main Difference between Acrylic and Oil Painting. It’s not important just from a knowledge perspective but how we approach to clean and preserve it as well. At first glance, both of these paint mediums look similar, and unless you … Read more

Do I need to use an easel to paint?

Artists don’t need to use an easel to paint, but they do come in handy. Easels have been in use since the first century and probably even earlier than that, so we may take a note from our ancestors on this one. Although you can balance your canvas on any surface like your knees, flat … Read more

How to fix cracked acrylic pour painting?

In order to create a memorable, magical, and meaningful piece of art, the artist usually has to put a lot of work behind the scenes and in the process deal with quite a few hurdles. While there are some hurdles that we can’t really control and eventually have to accept, there are some obstacles that … Read more

How to Prime Wood for Acrylic Painting

Acrylic painting is an ideal medium for artists of any skill level. It comes in a variety of bright colors and can be used on different surfaces oil and wax-free to create beautiful, vibrant masterpieces. When applying Acrylic paint on wood, you should ask yourself how to prime wood and if needed. What Wood surfaces can … Read more

Acrylic Pouring Medium Guide

Acrylic pouring has become a popular art form used by beginner and professional artists, alike. This is a type of painting where acrylics are mixed with a pouring medium to decrease the viscosity and are poured out onto a canvas.  What does pouring medium do to acrylic paint? To get a high-quality acrylic pour, make … Read more

How To Sign Acrylic Painting?

“Give credit to whom credit [is] due,” probably coined by Samuel Adams, rings true for all artists. One way to take credit for your creations is to sign acrylic painting. This final step cannot be forgotten because it marks your artwork as your own and ensures that you will be recognized for your masterpiece as … Read more

What is acrylic medium?

I love experimenting with different art supplies. Depending on the materials you use, you can get totally different effects. Sometimes, you’ll find a product that has properties that are great for your project, but one or two traits seem to make it not work. Acrylic medium is an additive that can alter specific characteristics of … Read more

How to remove silicone from acrylic painting?

If you are an acrylic pour artist, chances are you’ve used silicone oil at some point to create your masterpiece. After the paint has dried, the oil comes to the surface and must be removed before the painting can be varnished. There are multiple substances one can use to remove silicone from Acrylic painting. Removing … Read more

How to Remove Varnish From Acrylic painting?

If you have owned an acrylic painting for any number of years, you may have noticed a discoloring effect on the surface of the painting from dust, sunlight, or dirt. Do not dismay. Many varnishes are applied with the intention to be removed when this happens. The process is not simple, but it is effective … Read more