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Why Acrylic Paintings And Techniques Are Superior To Others

Why Acrylic Paintings And Techniques Are Superior To Others
Many artists use acrylics with a grayish or grayish-blue hue as an undercoat because this adds depth to the finished work. If an artist uses this technique, then he can have a number of paintings in various stages of completion, thus …

Acrylic Techniques – Using Watered-Down Paint

Acrylic Techniques – Using Watered-Down Paint
If you are an abstract artist you can achieve some really beautiful results using watered-down acrylic paint. This is a techniques that I have been using for a number of years and I have sold many paintings using this painting technique.
The result depends …

Why Buy Contemporary Art?

Why Buy Contemporary Art?
Some people are scared of contemporary art. They look at a painting, sculpture, or installation, and they don’t know what it means. Sometimes, they don’t even know what it’s about. Since the unknown is scary, they become afraid of the contemporary art itself.
However, there are …

“No Paint” Decorating Ideas For an Apartment

“No Paint” Decorating Ideas For an Apartment
Living in a rented apartment where your lease prohibits you from making any changes to the wall color makes customizing your living quarters a bit of a challenge. One option that you have is agreeing in writing to return your apartment’s paint color …

Lea Kelley: An Abstract Expansionist

Lea Kelley: An Abstract Expansionist
Last month I wrote a brief introductory article about a wonderful Bellingham, Wa. artist named Lea Kelley. She is active in her community, is a delightful and insightful person who has proven herself to not only be a very educated and technical artist, but also …