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Acrylic Painting – The Technique That Has Changed the Art of Painting

Acrylic painting is such a genre that has completely revolutionized the world of painters, as it has its unique style that would not be possible to achieve with any other form of medium. Its uniqueness lies in its capacity to copy other forms of work and maintain its own qualities at the same time.

Watercolor Painting – The Small Things Concerning Watercolor Painting

The primary form of painting that a beginner is introduced to be watercolor painting, as it is easy to manage and is generally done on paper. The people, that start watercolor painting for the first time, do so after having a good grasp on pencil drawing. However, it should be noted that although the basic concepts of structure and shape remain the same the instruments are quite different. The application of the brush is quite different than of the pencil, because it is more supple and thus, more difficult to control.

Acrylic Painting – Tools For Acrylic Painting

Acrylic is a manufactured fiber derived from polyacrylonitrile. It is soft, resistant to wrinkles and shrinkage and has a property of drying up quickly. Acrylic paints can be used in high gloss or matte finishes. As with oils, the pigment amount and particle size can alter the paint sheen. In the same way, matting agents can be added to give a dull look.

Tips on Oil Painting – Measuring Oil Painting Brushes

Oil painting brushes come in all different sizes. In fact, there really is not a consistent standard throughout the industry. Sizes are usually given as numbers.

Tips on Oil Painting – Know Your Oil Painting Brush Hairs

In this article I will discuss the different types of oil painting brush hair. This also includes information on the uses of the different kinds of hair.

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