All Discussions Tagged 'Acrylic' (6)

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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, 2017
Reply by Dick Hutchings

Help with Marker Pen & Mixed Media

Hi all, I have so many questions regarding mixed media art work and I hope some of you can help me out as I have just started to experiment…

Started by Adam Morgan

2 Nov 14, 2014
Reply by Adam Morgan

Painting on Clay - Ideas?

Hi all! Has anyone painted on clay/terracotta?  I have an unpainted clay chimenea that sits on our balcony, not for its traditional use, bu…

Started by Raven Amadeo-Vittone

1 Aug 26, 2014
Reply by Cathey E. DeRosa

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

How to create a slight impression

I am trying to figure out the best way to create a valley of sorts in acrylic. About 1/4" wide, not too deep, like a stream, where I can de…

Started by Chris Boyd

10 Oct 4, 2012
Reply by Chris Boyd

Acrylic Paint for Vinyl records

I have a gigantic vinyl record collection...duplicates of many, and have decided, they are the perfect canvas (all ready round with grooves…

Started by Robin Amy Bass

3 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Ev McTaggart



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