Special Acrylic Painting Mediums – Tips for GACs

Special Acrylic Painting Mediums – Tips for GACs

Feel confused by all those GAC mediums on the art store shelves? What ARE they all for?   I am happy to share what I’ve learned through many years working as a Certified Working Artist for GOLDEN, and how I use these mediums in my paintings. First things...
PAINTING IDEAS FOR BEGINNING ARTISTS

PAINTING IDEAS FOR BEGINNING ARTISTS

If you find yourself house bound and stir crazy, here are three family-friendly, not-too-messy, non-toxic painting ideas to stay creative even if you can’t get to the studio. Use these ideas to paint at home, along with children and friends of any age and art...
5 Best Acrylic Pour Painting Techniques

5 Best Acrylic Pour Painting Techniques

Amy Anthony is Guest Author on Nancy Reyner’s blog, writing this article on Acrylic Pouring. Acrylic Pour Art involves an incredible mix of colors where the textures and shapes are developed strictly from the pouring of paint. The art itself is stunningly...
How to Create A Great Painting

How to Create A Great Painting

  What Makes A Great Painting? An answer everyone can agree on may appear impossible. For the past decade I’ve delved passionately into this question. I discovered a significant tool that makes an average painting soar into the arena of great. Using this tool in...
Tips for Using Glitter with Resin

Tips for Using Glitter with Resin

Here’s an article I wanted to share that has good advice on using metallic glitter with pouring resin. It’s from a company that specializes in resin pouring products called Resin Obsession, and written by their guest writer Tess DiNapoli. Enjoy!   How...
Painting Small but Big

Painting Small but Big

Size matters. At least for painters. Small paintings appeal to us like a precious gem. Medium sizes self-reflect like a mirror. Larger sizes evoke an expansive space. The size of a painting significantly affects a viewer’s experience. With this in mind I...