Beginner Acrylic Paint Project This colorful acrylic painting requires no drawing thanks to a copyright-free coloring page. Reuse a wooden box to add an instant frame.
Finishes for Oil, Acrylic, and Watercolor Paintings You’ve painted your masterpiece. So now what? Explore how to preserve and enhance your artwork using some traditional and not-so traditional materials.
Today, we’re looking at a couple different ways you might use or display the nature close-up watercolor paintings developed in the last post.
Beginner Watercolor Painting Project Tutorial This is an easy watercolor project with no drawing required. Instead, the project makes use of grey-scale photographs printed on watercolor paper to jump-start your painting. Turn completed paintings into a collection piece by mounting them together or use them on handmade greeting cards for little functional works of art.
Beginner Acrylic Painting Project The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Mark Twain Sometimes the hardest part about painting is just getting started. Many artists struggle with “blank canvas syndrome,” the feeling of not knowing exactly how to begin or what to paint. This project makes it easy to overcome the blank canvas. It begins with relaxed random painting. Have fun mixing colors and splattering paint directly on the canvas. Then you’ll use a negative space painting technique to turn the randomness into a colorful floral image for your wall.