13 ways to make a painting that works - tips and ideas to check your most recent painting against to make sure it's all hanging together beautifully. Includes free downloadable checklist to keep by your easel!
Washing You can treat acrylic somewhat like watercolor when you dilute the paint with enough water. You can use the watered down paint to apply translucent washes on your surface. However, unlike watercolor, the acrylic paint will set permanently. Mixing wash and dry brush methods can be very effective in creating a variety of textures in a single piece.