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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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MURALISTS NOW NEED CONTRACTOR’S LICENSE

Posted by Gail Daley on Monday, May 27, 2013, In : Interesting Facts 

Artists may not be aware that they could be violating California state licensing laws if they were paid more than $500 to paint a mural on a permanent structure i.e. a house or office wall, outside building, etc... The C-33 Painting and Decorating license section covers painting a mural on a permanent structure. Individuals who limit their practice to that of an artist could also be covered under either D-64 (non-specialized contractor designation) or C-61 (Limited Specialty contractor clas...


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Showing category "Interesting Facts" (Show all posts)

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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MURALISTS NOW NEED CONTRACTOR’S LICENSE

Posted by Gail Daley on Monday, May 27, 2013, In : Interesting Facts 

Artists may not be aware that they could be violating California state licensing laws if they were paid more than $500 to paint a mural on a permanent structure i.e. a house or office wall, outside building, etc... The C-33 Painting and Decorating license section covers painting a mural on a permanent structure. Individuals who limit their practice to that of an artist could also be covered under either D-64 (non-specialized contractor designation) or C-61 (Limited Specialty contractor clas...


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