If you have any great acrylic painting tips you'd like to share, please let me know and I'll publish them here A great acrylic painting tip for Keeping Acrylic Paints Workable: Because acrylics dry so fast, squeeze only a little paint out of a tube. If you're using a 'normal' ...
28, April 2013Paul Priestley
One of the things that distinguishes one artist from another is their palette – the colours they use to create their paintings. It is often a good idea to limit your palette to just a few colours, I would suggest five. The reason is twofold, one you ...
30, December 2012Paul Priestley
Painting convincing flesh tones is one of the challenges of portrait painting and with all honesty cannot be achieved by using tubes of flesh tint and portrait pink. Skin is not the same colour all over, it has nuances of colour and light and shade, so mixing skin tones ...
31, August 2012Paul Priestley
It is easy to talk about techniques and methods of painting, colour mixing and how to apply paint, but none of these important issues are relevant, unless you have some idea of what you want to paint.Often it is getting the ideas that is the most difficult bit, so this ...
30, September 2011Paul Priestley