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Make a Portable but Exclusive Space for Painting

Some artists have wonderful spacious studios, but so many of us have to squeeze in where we can. It can be very frustrating, especially if you yearn to paint big pictures. Dreaming about your ideal studio might not get you one, but it can help you see what you really need RIGHT NOW to start […]

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Acrylic texture with no additive

Creating Texture With Acrylics – No Additives

Creating Texture With Acrylics Without Using Additives Mixing directly and creating texture without additives can be done in various ways and can be subtle or bold. Acrylics will hold their shape until they are dry and can be applied thick or thin. They can be applied with soft synthetic brushes or stiff bristle brushes of […]

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Revive a garden tableGarden Table with a beach scene

Revive a Garden Table

How I Revived a Garden Table by Christina Bonnett. How To Paint the Table Painting the Sunshades Painting the Beach Painting the Steps Painting the Boardwalk or Promenade The Promenade Rail Conclusion A Beach Scene to Decorate a Square Table The Melamine top of this table was cracked and letting in water so I decided […]

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Non Toxic Paints

Non Toxic Acrylic Paint

Are you concerned about the toxicity of Acrylic paints? You may be concerned about the environment as well as your own health and want a non toxic acrylic paint for artists. You might want to buy paints for your children, have an allergy, or want to use our paints for toys. A number of readers […]

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Three-colour-pallette sketch

Limited Palette of Three Colours or Four

How to paint with only two colours, three colours and then Four. This lesson shows you how to paint first with only two colours and then adds a third, white, followed by a blue.   After some colour mixing tips, there’s a small project to implement what you have learned. I hope it will give […]

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advantages and disadvantages of acrylic paint

Advantages and Disadvantages of Acrylic Paints

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Acrylic paints? Whether you want to diversify and expand on what you already use or want to find an ideal paint for a beginner, knowing more about this paint can help you decide whether you want to try it. Acrylic paint for artists commonly comes in a […]

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