The many tools designed specifically for acrylic painting will allow you to make use of its astounding capacity for transformation. Checklist!
Acrylics offer an infinite number of formal possibilities… particularly if you use them with media. Go ahead, give them a try!
-Glazing medium: it is milky when fresh out of the tube but becomes transparent when dry. You can:
- apply it with a paintbrush to an already painted surface to create a veil effect;
- mix it with color to increase its transparency and create glazing.
Remember to varnish your work once it dries to protect it.
You can mix the same types of matte and glossy varnishes in any proportion until you obtain just the right level of gloss.
The remarkable adhesive properties of acrylic paint allow you to change its texture and appearance. Play sorcerer's apprentice by adding all kinds of fillers. ready-to-use acrylic pastes or homemade mixtures: give them a try!