Tag: Acrylic Painting

Escape the Creative Rut with Staci Swider

We’ve all had our share of artistic ruts, and it’s always nice to have a helping hand to pull us out. To the rescue today is Staci Swider, who loves sharing her amazing mixed-media painting skills through her book, videos, and downloadable projects. In this guest blog, Staci offers great advice on how to get…

Technique Tuesdays: Expressive Painting with Annie O’Brien Gonzales

Welcome back to Technique Tuesdays! This week we’re sharing a lesson in expressive painting from mixed-media artist and professional painter Annie O’Brien Gonzales. Originally featured in our March/April 2017 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors, this tutorial will show you how to create a gorgeous floral painting using acrylic paint. Expressive acrylic painting allows for endless mixed-media techniques, but Annie recommends trying out a…

“Blue Vase” by Carrie Schmitt

The Key to Finding Your Individual Style by Carrie Schmitt

Finding your individual style as an artist isn’t difficult; in fact, it’s as easy as following your intuition. This guest post from artist Carrie Schmitt shows how easy it is to take a risk and discover what talents and passions lie within. Read on for Carrie’s terrific insight, and learn more about her fantastic videos,…

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Acrylic Painting: Captivating Color that Inspires

As a mixed-media artist, no doubt acrylic painting is a considerable part of your technique arsenal. Whether you use it to add ribbons of vivid shades to art journal pages, soft background washes to collage, or fanciful neon details to hand-painted letters, it’s your go-to color medium. Have you ever thought of what acrylic paint…

Colored Rain at the Portal

16×20 canvas, acrylic and enamels with water, alcohol…canvas board mounted, created with water colors, acrylics, water.  Layering and experimenting were the fun parts here..  there is also a couple of circle stencils underneath the paint for the “Portal” effect.   Love Love.  

She Learned This the Hard Way | Acrylic Painting Advice

Boy, are we lucky! For today’s post, Nathalie Kalbach is here to give you three tips for acrylic painting. These aren’t just any tips–this is information she wished she had when she first began learning acrylic painting techniques. Now a professional artist, Nathalie has four brand new Acrylic Painting Workshop DVDs that are part of an exclusive…

Pattern for Rogen Manas's "Make Merry" paper clay art.

Use this pattern to create the Paper Clay Art from Rogene Manas, as featured in the November/December issue of Cloth Paper Scissors. ***The free download link is below for logged-in users. To access Cloth Paper Scissors web extras, bonus patterns, tips, techniques, and more—all absolutely FREE—please register or sign in here. ***

Painting with Acrylics

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