When Acrylic Painters Should Use a Glaze

When Acrylic Painters Should Use a Glaze

A glaze can be considered to be a delicate layer of color. Delicate because it is usually very subtle and transparent. Therefore, a glaze is best used on top of a stronger base color. A common Old Master’s Technique called a grisaille, meaning grays, is an...
How to Make An Acrylic Painting Glaze

How to Make An Acrylic Painting Glaze

A glaze is a transparent and subtle color application. Glazing in acrylic is best accomplished by using a slow drying medium. You can make your own slow drying medium by adding an acrylic additive called retarder to any regular acrylic gloss medium. Add up to 15%...
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