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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.

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. 

Easy Daisy Flower painting - Spring landscape
It is so easy to paint daisies and they look so awesome! In this tutorial, let us learn to create an easy daisy flower painting that you can try on your own and add to your skill set. This a lovely spring...
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Easy Spring Landscape Painting - Step by Step Tutorial
Continuing with the previous step, I added a bit more of the hooker's green in the bottom left corner, still blending it in with the background colors. Then I switched back to my filbert brush to create...
Soulmates - Easy couple acrylic painting
Start with red on the right of the couple acrylic painting outline. I mixed a little white to make it pinkish towards the bottom. And then add some yellow. This painting is all about blending in colors...
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Easy Autumn landscape Painting - Acrylic painting tutorial step by step
Looking for some easy autumn landscape painting ideas?  Hello and welcome to another easy acrylic painting tutorial where we learn to create an easy autumn painting using acrylics. This tutorial is perfect...
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How to paint an abstract landscape from a photograph - Flower field & mountains
How to paint an abstract landscape from a photograph - Flower field & mountains. In this article, I'm sharing the step by step images of how I create this abstract landscape painting of a distant mountain...
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Snowy Tree Painting With A Filbert Brush
Ok so you have painted a snowy pine tree with a flat brush, round brush and may be also with a fan brush... but now you want to find out how to do a snowy tree painting with a filbert brush. That is what...
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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!

Is it Normal to Think my Art Is Bad?
Is it Normal to Think my Art Is Bad?
Artistic self-doubt, a common companion on the creative journey. Many artists, whether seasoned professionals or aspiring beginners, often find themselves questioning the quality of their own work. But...
Where does inspiration for painting come from? 12 Ideas to brainstorm!
Inspiration is the ethereal force that ignites the creative flame within artists, propelling them to embark on transformative artistic journeys.  For painters, understanding the origins of inspiration...
8 Ways to Overcome Boredom and Uncertainty: Rediscovering Artistic Passion
8 Ways to Overcome Boredom and Uncertainty: Rediscover Your Artistic Passion
In the vast landscape of artistic pursuits, it is not uncommon to experience periods of boredom and dissatisfaction, accompanied by a sense of uncertainty about one’s life direction.  Whether you’re...
Short Story: Sketchbook of Shadows
In the bustling city of Havenbrook, there lived a young woman named Emily. She was a reserved soul, often seen lost in her own thoughts. Beneath her calm demeanor, however, lay a deep fear – a fear of...
how to Be a Self Taught Artist? 12 practical tips
Embarking on the path of becoming a self-taught artist can be an exhilarating and empowering experience.  While formal art education has its merits, self-directed learning offers the freedom to explore...
8 Ways to Overcome Boredom and Uncertainty: Rediscover Your Artistic Passion
4 Things YOU Need to know before creating your FIRST painting
In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Every artist was first an amateur.” Exactly what you should know when creating your very first painting.  Every artist undergoes multiple phases when starting anew....


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.


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.


When art becomes 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 where I’m free to create and enjoy the process of making art, like a child!