5 Tips on working with acrylic paint

Updated: Feb 4

I love working with acrylic paint and I want to share with you a few tips which I have learnt along the way. This should help you if you are new to the medium or are considering using it:

1. IT ALLOWS YOU TO MAKE MISTAKES

One of the things that first appealed to me about acrylic paint is the fact that you can make mistakes! You don’t need to forward plan, leaving or masking white areas because you can add white at any point to your painting. You can paint over areas which aren’t working without your image becoming overworked. This really takes the pressure off and means you can play and experiment.

2. IT’S ADAPTABLE