Category: Crafts

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How Do You Seal Acrylic Paint On Concrete?

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How Do You Seal Acrylic Paint On Concrete? Guest Post by Ryan David Acrylic painting on concrete is a simple way to turn any dull, boring surface into something eye-catching and unique. But if you’ve ever tried painting on concrete before, then you know that it can be tricky to get paint to stick. Even […]

How to Thicken Up Acrylic Paint

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How do you thicken acrylic paint? There are several ways. Some of them involve DIY mixtures and some are more art-material related. Many times, if you choose the right consistency you should not have a problem with your paint’s thickness…such as making a deliberate selection of “heavy body” which is thicker on average. But sometimes […]

What is Impasto and Can You Do It in Acrylics?

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What is the “impasto” technique and can it apply to acrylics as well as oils? The word impasto comes from the Italian language and involves heavy layering of paint with a knife, usually. Answer to the first question – impasto is a painting technique in which dimension and depth is created by thicker layering of […]