Today’s modern art has totally introduced to a lot of medium for painting. One uses watercolour, pens, paint, and some are into acrylic. Especially for beginners, this medium is relatively ideal not only that it is inexpensive but it is also versatile.
But what is really acrylic? Let’s find out below!
Acrylic is actually used since the year 1960s. It is a water-based fast-drying paint. Artists can actually control its thickness and thinness depending on how much water solution added to it, this is why a lot of artists recommend this for beginners– Because then you would not have to worry about having mistakes and wondering how to cover it.
Acrylic is also versatile, and the fact that it is also a quick dry type of paint, more and more artists are using it as a painting medium.
Now, here are a few tips you should know when using acrylic paint.
Buy the Exact Painting Tools
Suitable supplies that support acrylics include canvas board, wood panels, and paper. Indeed it is versatile but that does not mean that anything is okay. Better to test it first before going on with your project. It also works for glass, wooden or plastic.
Keep Acrylics Wet
The acrylic easily dries so make sure to keep it wet on your palette. To do so, paint the largest shapes first, and work on it quickly using the largest volume of the brush. Save the small details for later. Doing so also helps your painting to become tight.