acrylic painting

A Personal Journey with Painting Patterns

March 5, 2014

Painting Patterns have helped countless beginning artists find their way. The artist’s personal journey can be daunting to navigate, especially for the student artist…There are choices to make, paths to travel and much to choose from. Just think about your own journey and the selection of painting media, styles and painting methods? For some this can make the learning […]

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Mixed Media – Modern turns Vintage – Picture Frame

November 23, 2013

Old Modern Becomes Vintage New – Mixed Media to the Rescue  During a recent house cleaning exercise I came across this contemporary or modern looking photo frame and noticed the panels coming loose. I was getting ready to put it into the “dispose” pile and then a creative idea hit me.  Why not refinish the frame […]

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Learn About Paint Brushes Part 2

July 15, 2012

In the previous blog entry, Learn About Paint Brushes Part 1, we talked about how different brushes create different strokes and styles in an art piece. The type of brush you use can help create a master piece. In our last post we discussed: Mops Dome Blender Angles Chisel Blender Filberts/Oval To finish our set, […]

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Learn About Paint Brushes Part 1

July 11, 2012

When painting, different brushes create different strokes and styles in your artwork. When reaching for a paintbrush, many believe that all paintbrushes are equal. Yes – all paint brushes will end with paint on your canvas, but to create the perfect design or art piece be sure to pick the right brush for the job. […]

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A Look into Asian Art

July 6, 2012

America has a wide range of art styles, many that can be found almost on a daily basis. Items such as the popular PopArt, Surreal, and even Cubism have roots based in the States. PopArt, in particular, is a very trendy style now, especially with the younger generation, taking a real life item and making […]

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Color Tips for Painting Seascapes and Marine Paintings: Work with a Limited Palette

April 17, 2012

Work with a Limited Palette when Painting Seascapes The ocean is a fascinating subject to paint, but with its array of changing colors, moods and constant movement and energy, it can be a tough one to master. We are better equipped if we approach painting seascapes with a well thought out plan. An important check list is […]

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Try Something New Today.

April 7, 2012

The great thing about painting is that it isn’t bound to certain standards. There are no rules one must follow to create a masterpiece. If you look at some of the greatest painters, you’ll see that their talents are very different, as our their paintings. We have more traditional pieces, and more realistic pieces such […]

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Learn To Paint With Acrylic Paints At Home

April 2, 2012

Learn to paint online art lessons are an easy way for anyone who wants to start on this journey to become a painter. There are many ways a person can learn how to paint but the best methods are the ones that instructors provide enough time and help to students to achieve their goals. Classes […]

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Tips For Painting With Acrylic Paints

March 12, 2012

Are you looking for a water based paint which emerges as beautiful as oil paint, as dense as impasto and as thin as water color? Well, acrylic paint has the ability and capability of meeting all the three requirements. Being extremely versatile, it is suitable for all the expressive paintings and detailed paintings on any […]

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Acrylic Paints: An Ultimate Choice for your Painting!

February 28, 2012

Are you looking for a water based paint which emerges as beautiful as oil paint, as dense as impasto and as thin as water color?  Acrylic paints have the ability and capability of meeting all the three requirements. Being extremely versatile and affordable, they are suitable for all expressive painting styles  and most especially for the beginning […]

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