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GETTING STARTED with acrylics?

Welcome to the fascinating realm of acrylics! 

Here, we dive deep into the world of acrylic painting, offering valuable insights and expertise to enhance your understanding and mastery of this versatile medium. Our articles offer a comprehensive resource for expanding your acrylics knowledge.

Acrylic Painting Surfaces: A Guide for Beginners
12 Acrylic Painting Surfaces: A Beginner's Guide
Embarking on a journey into the world of acrylic painting is an exciting endeavor, especially for beginners. While mastering the techniques and understanding color theory are important aspects, choosing...
Best brushes for acrylic painting
9 Best paint brushes for acrylic - A Beginner's Guide
When it comes to acrylic painting, selecting the right brushes can greatly impact your artistic process and the final outcome of your artwork.  The variety of brush shapes, sizes, and bristle materials...
How to Choose the Right Acrylic Paint: A Comprehensive Guide
Acrylic painting is a versatile and popular medium that offers endless possibilities for creative expression. As a beginner, choosing the right acrylic paints can greatly enhance your painting experience...
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In this category, we guide you through the artistic process, providing detailed and easy-to-follow instructions that will help you create stunning artwork from start to finish. We break down complex painting techniques and subjects into manageable steps. 

fall trees & snow mountains - acrylic landscape painting
As the autumn leaves begin to turn, we’ll capture the beauty of the season with rich, warm colors that contrast beautifully with the serene, snow-covered mountain in the background.  This painting...
Mountain road painting - Acrylic landscape Step by step
Embark on a creative journey with me in this acrylic painting tutorial, as I take you on a mesmerizing trip down the road to snow mountain. In this step-by-step tutorial, I’ll guide you through the...
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Abstract Sunflower painting in sketchbook - Step by step acrylic painting tutorial
Are you ready to embark on an artistic journey that will ignite your creativity and bring the charm of sunflowers to life on the pages of your sketchbook?  In this step by step tutorial, we are going to...
Landscape painting in Sketchbook - Step by step Guidance
Are you ready to embark on a captivating artistic journey that will transport you to a world of vibrant colors and serene landscapes? Hold onto your creativity because I've got something special for...
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Paint Water Drops on a Leaf: A Captivating Step-by-Step Tutorial for Realistic Effects
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of acrylic painting as we embark on a step-by-step tutorial to paint water drops on a leaf.  The delicate, translucent nature of water drops presents a unique...
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How to Paint Water Drops with Acrylics - A Step-by-Step Tutorial
Painting water drops can be a fascinating and rewarding artistic endeavor. The way light interacts with water creates mesmerizing reflections and refractions, making water drops an intriguing subject to...
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Here we unravel the mysteries of color, its principles, and practical applications on art. Discover techniques to create compelling color palettes, how to manipulate colors, and gain a deeper understanding of the visual impact color has on art.


This category provides a treasure trove of inspiration, motivation, and practical tips. Unleash your creativity, discover new perspectives, and embrace the beautiful chaos of the artist life with our engaging articles!

Lies We Tell Ourselves About Creativity
10 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Creativity
Creativity is a powerful force that resides within every individual. It is a wellspring of innovation, self-expression, and personal growth.  However, despite its universal presence, many of us fall victim...
How to Express Your Feelings on Canvas? 12 tips for Painting Emotions
How to Express Your Feelings on Canvas? 12 tips for Painting Emotions
Art has the incredible power to provide a creative outlet for expressing emotions that are often difficult to put into words.  Painting allows you to visually communicate your feelings, experiences, and...
What are The 7 Elements of art and Why Knowing Them Is Important?
What are The 7 Elements of art and Why Knowing Them Is Important?
Art is a powerful form of expression that allows us to communicate ideas, emotions, and experiences visually. Behind every visually captivating artwork lies a set of fundamental components known as the...
Short Story: Brushes of Courage
In the quaint town of Willowbrook, lived a young woman named Lily. She was known for her kind heart and warm smile, but beneath her cheerful exterior, Lily hid a deep fear – a fear of failure. Ever since...
Self-taught artist plan - with 8 customisable modules
Can you study art without going to art school? Self-taught artist plan (8 modules)
Art school may be a traditional path for artists, but it’s not the only path.  You can create your custom study curriculum and create the opportunity to unleash your creativity, learn at your own...
Tips to Deal with Procrastination
10 Top Tips to Deal with Procrastination in Art
Procrastination can be a common struggle for artists, preventing them from fully exploring their creativity and achieving their artistic goals.  If you find yourself constantly putting off your painting...


When art is your profession, it becomes difficult to get into the flow state because you are mostly thinking from your left logical brain. So sometimes I just play to create and enjoy the process of making art, like a child!

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Artist date #2 - Buy flowers & decorate your space
During the week 2, as I was learning to pay attention to detail, I decided to take myself out to a local florist and buy my inner artist some flowers. (But before anything, I must confess the huge amount...
Creating mixed media collage papers using deli/butter/bakery papers
These days I'm just getting into the mixed media world and learning so much from the many mixed media artists on youtube. One of the things that I find fascinating is creating collage papers using deli/butter/bakery...
The art of artist dates
In our fast-paced world, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily life, leaving little room for creative exploration and self-discovery.  Whether you’re a seasoned artist...
Creating Fabric scraps for mixed media collages
This idea came about when I got the desire to create some fabric bowls. I didn’t have any fabric at home, and I saw some fabric scraps being sold on amazon. But those are mostly printed and I wanted...
Paper buttons - Mixed media art
To create these paper buttons, first thing you need is a base. I created the based by gluing some newspaper strips to a fabric. This was actually a failed experiement of creating paper fabrics, which...
Abstract botanical art in my sketchbook
Would you believe it if I say this is the first time I actually painted botanical leaves in my sketchbook? I remember those childhood days when I loved sketching all the botanical elements in the botany...


In this category, we discover the beauty of nature depicted on canvas, from serene mountains to vast seascapes. Explore different styles, techniques, and the artistic process behind these breathtaking artworks. Immerse yourself in the play of light, changing seasons, and dynamic elements that make each landscape unique.


Here we curate a diverse collection of painting ideas to spark your imagination, ignite your creativity, and provide a constant source of inspiration for your artistic endeavors. We gather a wide range of thought-provoking prompts, themes, and subjects that can serve as a springboard for your next masterpiece.

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19+ Winter Painting Ideas - Acrylic Landscapes
Sunrays in the cold, foggy winter mornings, cozy blankets and a warm cup of coffee – there are so many things special about the winter season, isn’t it? In this article, I wana share with you...
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