Monthly Archives: January 2015

Clarity of resin in Acrylic Paint

Acrylic resin is second only to glass when it comes to clarity. The tranparency of the acrylic polymer film allows pigment characteristics and intesity to radiate through.

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Abstract Art Questions and Answers

Q: hi peter i like ur work more and more it s very inspiring…i want to ask u what kind of varnish u use is it semi gloss or gloss thanks A: I use high gloss acrylic varnish. Thank you for asking. Q: Thank you for responding to my email. I also use Liquitex paints […]

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Synthetic brushes vs Bristle Brushes

As a rule, synthetics brushes fare better with problonged acrylic use than natural bristle brushes. They are not as absorbent and will not dry out with repeated washings as will hogs bristle or other natural brushes. Other than this general consideration, any shape, size, and style of brush will be compativle with acrylics.

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The quick-drying property of acryic paints is a boon to several techniques.

The quick-drying property of acryic paints is a boon to several techniques – glazing, layering, and mixed media work being the most prominent of these. Glazing and layering can be accomplished over a number of hours rather than days, as it would with oil colors. Also considerable in its possibility is the ease with which […]

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Don’t limit your creative expression

Don’t limit your cretaive expression to effects made by the apparatuses found in art supply stores. Acrylics are well suited to improvisation and invention. From the kitchen to the do-it-yourself mega-stores, there are countless tools that can be modified or used directly with acrylics. As an example a pastry decorating tube, coupled with its various […]

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Acrylic Abstract Painting Video Categories

When you begin to create your abstract painting one thing that you must decide is what type of theme you would like to approach.

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ACRYLIC PAINT PROPERTIES

Acrylics dry incredibly fast, allowing for many layers to be created on surfaces quickly and easily.  Some artists that generally prefer oils sometimes see this see this ability to be a hindrance to blending and mixing colors.  There are, however, acrylic mediums available that will slow drying times making acrylics behave a bit more like […]

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AMAZING SCULPTURES CREATED PURELY FROM FRUITS AND VEGETABLES MUST SEE

AMAZING SCULPTURES CREATED PURELY FROM FRUITS AND VEGETABLES MUST SEE  

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I would like to start creating my own paintings to sell , and from there widen my options …

Hi Peter, I’m interested in becoming self employed. You are my mentor in becoming a great artist, like yourself. You have the experienced and I trust you would advised me accordingly. I would like to start creating my own paintings to sell , and from there widen my options … I’ll be very greatfull in […]

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You have left me feeling younger and as if abstract painting is possible for me at least for my own enjoyment.

Pete, I happened upon a couple of your videos on YouTube, and you have encouraged and inspired me. Coming to painting late in life-I am 61-I lack confidence. Your positivity, encouragement, and evidence of continual reworking and revision while you work has left me feeling much more free to play and experiment. I have been […]

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