Acrylic Questions & Tips (127)

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Mixed Media - Type of Glue to use with Acrylic Paints on canvas

I am just now starting to paint using acrylics and would like to experiment with some collage work/mixed media. What kind of glue would you…

Started by Minvi Duncan

1 Nov 2, 2011
Reply by Marthie Scholer

Getting my artwork framed

I live in the Plano, Texas area. Can anyone suggest a place where I can get my artwork framed which hopefully will not cost an arm and a le…

Started by Minvi Duncan

4 Nov 1, 2011
Reply by Jim

Blending acrylic

help!!!   I trying to do a early morning sky blending blues, reds, yellows, etc.  But when I do it, you can see the brush strokes, it's dri…

Started by Destry Scott

5 Sep 29, 2011
Reply by Destry Scott

Is MDF ok or not good enough?

I've been painting mostly on canvas but wanted to experiment on wooden boards.  I was wondering whether MDF would be ok or if it would be l…

Started by Louise Mead

4 Jul 28, 2011
Reply by Louise Mead

What to do with leftover dirty paint water

In another thread, Tracy asked: What about the leftover dirty paint water?  How do you handle that? I have seen a system with several bucke…

Started by Thaneeya McArdle

0 Jul 22, 2011

painting with acrylics

got a couple tips to share with everybody when painting with acrylics; first of all - the "wet palette" is G-R-E-A-T!!  (Masterson).  I tri…

Started by Jenifer Nadira Knight

12 Jul 6, 2011
Reply by Starr White

Buying acrilics

I have just started to paint with acrylics.  I know that student quality is not the best, but is "artist" quality is better.  Can someone e…

Started by Destry Scott

3 Jul 4, 2011
Reply by Hiria Ratahi



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