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Acrylic Painting Tips

Acrylic Painting is the chosen medium of painting of the 21st century. Its not only a user-friendly medium, but is extremely durable too, and you too can try your hand at this wonder medium. Our easy to follow Acrylic Painting Tips will make your acrylic experience a pleasant and satisfactory one.

  • The first thing to know about acrylic paints is the fact that they dry very fast. So squeeze out only that much amount that you will need, and always remember to recap the tube.

  • Never use soggy brushes they end up making blotches.

  • Always wipe your brush dry.

  • If you want to get the opaque effect use the color directly from the tube or use very little water.

  • If you want to get the translucent effect dilute the paint in water.

  • Remember to blend your colors fast because acrylic paint tends to dry very quickly.

  • Use masking tape to remove unwanted layers of paint.

  • Dampen the paper to increase your painting time.

  • Its important to enjoy what you are doing, remember to have FUN with your colors.

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