All Discussions Tagged 'paint' (13)

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Acrylic painting using retarder or extender

Hey, I'm fixing to start a painting & I've never used acrylic paint retarder or extender before. I've read different ways to apply it b…

Started by Perry Harkins

5 Dec 11
Reply by Dick Hutchings

Acrylic on giclee canvas. primer/gesso?

Hello, my question may be a bit unusual. I live in Costa Rica where I am about to do a large project with three stretched canvases, each 60…

Started by Nathan Miller

0 Jul 30, 2015

Oil Painting Finishes and Color Brilliance Questions

I have several paintings that need a finishing coat after drying/curing for 9 to 12 months. Three questions: 1) I have seen painters using…

Started by Patrick Witz

2 May 5, 2013
Reply by Jenifer Nadira Knight

An artist's studio should be a mess?

My studio is messy enough to be a creative place, and tidy enough to be healthy... I clean it in spring and in autumn, after the workshops…

Started by Louk Weyers PulpArt

1 Apr 17, 2013
Reply by Thaneeya McArdle

Acrylic Texture Medium Demo with Masking Technique

In this demo I'll show you how I made the tea cup painting shown above! This painting involves the use of acrylic texture mediums and a mas…

Started by Thaneeya McArdle

6 Apr 4, 2013
Reply by Debbie Rippie

Posca/Sharpie Paint Pens

Hello, not sure if this is the right place or whether I should be posting in the acrylic paint forum but hopefully someone can help.  I've…

Started by Louise Mead

12 Nov 28, 2012
Reply by Louise Mead

How to get an even finish on a wall with acrylic paints?

Hi everyone. My mom and I are trying to paint a wall for my cousins baby room and we are using acrylic paints. We tried a small section and…

Started by Ashli Foster

1 Nov 4, 2012
Reply by Kathy Hyatt

Profile of the Week: Laura Thykeson (posted April 2, 2012)

Welcome to Portfolio of the Week. We are delighted to present Laura Thykeson, from Granbury, Texas, USA. A prolific artist with a great sen…

Started by Meg Mackenzie

11 Apr 7, 2012
Reply by Laura Shelton

INSANE opportunity - but it makes me nervous!!!!!!!!!!

My local zoo is having a paint out. The artists are chosen by their samples of work and they're given $100 for supplies. They have to paint…

Started by Aubrey Campbell

11 Apr 5, 2012
Reply by Christina Mcclintock

Profile of the Week: Mike Ivey (posted March 11, 2012)

Welcome to Portfolio of the Week. We are delighted to present Mike Ivey, from Spring, Texas, USA. Mike has always loved to draw and has bee…

Started by Meg Mackenzie

11 Mar 14, 2012
Reply by Suzanne Vadnais Monson

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