acrylic paints

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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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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Tips For Painting Realism

January 18, 2012

When painting real life items, trying to capture every detail that makes it realistic can be difficult. How do you take an image from everyday life and make it appear as though your painting is a photograph? To start,choose your subject matter carefully. Sometimes choosing an item that holds value in your life is ideal. […]

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How To Clean Your Acrylic Paint Brushes

December 26, 2011

An acrylic paint brush that’s just been used for a painting should be cleaned up as quickly as possible. Paint, once dried and stuck to a brush’s bristles, is very hard to clean off.  An acrylic based paint is water based, has little odor and does not need much cleanup, unlike an oil based paint. […]

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Acrylic Painting Tips For Beginners

December 20, 2011

Acrylic paints are a relatively modern addition to the staple of tools that artists have at their disposal.  Acrylic paints offer a unique spectrum of versatility that simply cannot be matched by other painting mediums.  Although acrylic painting offers many benefits, it presents many challenge as well.  For a beginner, learning to paint with acrylic […]

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