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Mountain River

My first acrylic painting from therapy class and no lessons... Do not know if any of you are struggling with the brush and canvas as I did,…

Started by Richard Giordano

2 Sep 3, 2019
Reply by SueB

New Member First Posting


Started by Judith M Mosley

0 Jan 31, 2018

sooooooo intimidating

I always wanted to try to draw. And I always wanted to paint. I started sketching in February to keep my hands busy because I was trying to…

Started by Jennifer Gibson

5 Jan 31, 2018
Reply by Judith M Mosley

What type of art are my drawings?

I've been drawing for over 5 years now and I'm not really sure what type of art or label I should put on my style. If anyone could look at…

Started by James Griffin

0 Nov 29, 2017

Acrylic on Cardboard

I have been painting on Cardboard since Jan.   My goal has been to do something with Paints 5 days a week.   Cardboard has been wonderful f…

Started by carollee adams

5 Nov 28, 2016
Reply by Ellen Pray-Lipscomb

My very first painting

After weeks of following discussions on this site, researching for tips on painting with acrylics, I finally did it.  

Started by kim fryer

13 Jun 7, 2016
Reply by Cathey E. DeRosa

Blending color pencils..

I am trying to learn how to blend color pencils and I am not doing a good job. Does anyone have any tips on blending? Thanks....Tina

Started by Tina Rich

8 Apr 6, 2016
Reply by Cole T Beedes

hello, i've done some more pieces…i'm drawing every day!

hope these are ok to look t!

Started by michele josiane martin

8 Mar 22, 2016
Reply by michele josiane martin

How much paint is needed?

i have a 16x20 canvas. how much acrylic paint will i need to cover the whole thing in a solid background color?  i get the liquitex heavy…

Started by Judy Lynn

2 Dec 20, 2015
Reply by Judy Lynn

Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic.

I found this recommended list online somewhere; however, I have also encountered suggestions to include Mars Black and Mixing White. I am a…

Started by María Camp

13 Oct 12, 2015
Reply by María Camp



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