How To Clean A Canvas Painting Without Damaging It?

Dirt, dust and grim can always leave your cherished canvas painting with a bit of clean up.  There are many was to clean a canvas, but it’s the “how” that is significant.   Cleaning your canvas painting, depends upon the type of painting it is.  Whether it’s oil or acrylic, using a soft bristle paint brush … Read more

Can you use acrylic paint on metal?

Canvas is not the only surface used to display brilliant acrylic artwork. For a more dynamic way to display your art, consider branching out beyond your canvas to wood, walls, windows, or even acrylic paint on metal. This article will outline everything you need to know to create a metal masterpiece.  Can you use acrylic … Read more

Can You Use Acrylic Paint On Styrofoam?

Good news is acrylic paint and Styrofoam are pretty darn compatible!  It will take you a few coats of paint to cover up those porous holes, but it works amazing. Using a foam or soft brush to cover the surface will give you that smooth exterior finish you wanted in the end. Can you use … Read more

How to Prepare a Canvas for Acrylic Painting?

To prime or not to prime, that is thy question, when we are thinking about how to prepare canvas before painting surface. If you want your colors to stay vibrant and last longer, priming is essential. To Prepare a canvas for acrylic painting is a straightforward process.  You need to apply gesso normally in three … Read more

Can You Use Acrylic Paint on Wood?

When I first put acrylic paint on wood, I didn’t know much and wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew one thing, that wood being natural material will most certainly give unique touch when blended with Acrylic pain. Can You Use Acrylic Paint on Wood? You can use acrylic paint on wood. You can paint … Read more

Can you use acrylic paint on glass?

Vibrant colors or not, a ton can be done with acrylic paint and glass.  Wine glasses (notice my first thoughts), vases, windows, jars, ornaments, the list goes on and on. When I first started applying acrylic paint on glass, I was worried about messing up!  However, with the right brushes, paint colors and pro tips … Read more

How to Seal Acrylic Painting? Tips Easy to Follow

You’ve just painted a masterpiece and you want it to last forever. How can you ensure that the colors will stay vivid and the surface will survive any wear and tear over the years? One way to ensure this is to seal acrylic painting with a varnish.  How do I seal acrylic painting? Best to … Read more

Can You Use Acrylic Paint on Plastic?

One word – Yes! And done well! If you do your research, you will find a million articles on why acrylic paint is not the best for plastic, but (there is always a but) it can still be done! The key is patience and a couple more steps to give your finished product that extra … Read more