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Acrylic Painting Techniques - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Posted by Gail Daley on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, In : Interesting Facts 

Acrylic painting techniques are different styles of manipulating and working with polymer-based acrylic paints. Acrylics differ from oil paints in that they have shorter drying times (as little as 10 minutes) and are soluble in water. These types of paint eliminate the need for turpentine and gesso, and can be applied directly onto canvas. Aside from painting with concentrated color paints, acrylics can also be watered down to a consistency that can be poured or used for glazes.

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Browsing Archive: October, 2013

Acrylic Painting Techniques - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Posted by Gail Daley on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, In : Interesting Facts 

Acrylic painting techniques are different styles of manipulating and working with polymer-based acrylic paints. Acrylics differ from oil paints in that they have shorter drying times (as little as 10 minutes) and are soluble in water. These types of paint eliminate the need for turpentine and gesso, and can be applied directly onto canvas. Aside from painting with concentrated color paints, acrylics can also be watered down to a consistency that can be poured or used for glazes.

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