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Fun Art Challenge Ideas to Supercharge Your Painting Skills

Fun Art Challenge Ideas to Supercharge Your Painting Skills

12 art challenges that’ll boost your inspiration and bring your acrylic painting skills to the next level If you are looking to catch that wave of inspiration with your paintings and feel a bit too rigid with your artwork, doing art challenges is a great way to bust open the doors of creativity and open…

Do you REALLY need gesso when painting with acrylics?

Do you REALLY need gesso when painting with acrylics?

Is it totally necessary to use gesso when you’re doing an acrylic painting? Here’s a few pointers to help you figure it out. You’ve probably heard about gesso from lots of painting instructors, artists, or seen jugs of it staring at your bewildered face at your local Michael’s. But, unlike it’s acrylic cousins, you just…

Hot Air Balloon in the Clouds Acrylic Painting Tutorial

Hot Air Balloon in the Clouds Acrylic Painting Tutorial

The beginner’s step-by-step guide to painting a hot air balloon floating in a sky filled with colorful clouds using acrylic paint This hot air balloon acrylic painting tutorial will show you how to paint stylized clouds against a dynamic sky with a cute balloon floating peacefully into the distance. You’ll master color layering, creating 3D…

Valentine Heart Vase – Acrylic Painting Tutorial

Valentine Heart Vase – Acrylic Painting Tutorial

The beginner’s step-by-step guide to painting a sprigs of valentine hearts arranged in a pitcher vase using acrylic paint Love is in the air, especially with this valentine vase and hearts acrylic painting tutorial that’ll have you swooning with delicious creativity. Plus, you’ll have a pretty dope personalized gift to give to your special someone…like…

Valentine Hearts on a String – Acrylic Painting Tutorial

Valentine Hearts on a String – Acrylic Painting Tutorial

The beginner’s step-by-step guide to painting a string of valentine hearts against a rustic wood background using acrylic paint When I think of anything related to Valentine’s day, my 3rd grade memories of bringing home a big paper bag full of candy and notes come flooding back. The little notes from my crushes featuring pink…

Red House in Winter – Acrylic Painting Tutorial

Red House in Winter – Acrylic Painting Tutorial

The beginner’s step-by-step guide to painting a winter scene with a red house and fir trees using acrylic paint If there is one thing I adore about the winter, it’s the coziness of staying inside and admiring the beautiful spectacle that is snow flurrying about it’s merry way. I love the way it coats everything…