14 Acrylic Painting Techniques You Should Try

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You have acrylic paints and now you want to paint a surface. congratulations you have come to the most fun part 🙂

Today, I will talk about the acrylic painting techniques I have compiled and how they are used. I hope you will like it.

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Dry Brush

An extraordinary system to add measurement and surface to artworks, drybrush can be particularly valuable in scene painting to make pieces of sod or feathery mists. It’s likewise a phenomenal system to add features and measurement to an underpainting.


Acrylic paints can be surprisingly thinned. it will be quite useful when you want to make shadow.


Acrylic pouring is a fun, innovative approach to deliver conceptual workmanship. The hallucinogenic canvases that acrylic pouring produces can be improved by fusing distinctive pouring mediums.


In the event that you need your artworks to sparkle, go to a matte medium. At the point when you blend a medium in with your paint, it gives the paint new properties that add profundity and unpredictability to your works of art.

Palette Knife

Applying paint with a palette knife is a moment approach to make your work look painterly. What’s more, since it’s the same as spreading icing on a cake, even fledglings can do it.


Working with a little, fine brush, apply subtleties and clean lines where required. This is normally performed to make specifics like the blooms inside a scene or other moment includes that need cautious consideration.


Utilizing liquid acrylics and diminishing them with water or a flow medium will significantly support the procedure. You can either dribble from above or flick your wet brush to get a splash of paint. Make certain to let hues dry between splashes so as to get spotless, clear tints.


Truly importance scratch, sgraffito is a painting system where the craftsman scratches the top layer of paint, while still wet, to uncover a base layer of an alternate shading.


Start your work of art by making a “sketch” of the picture in paint. Pick a shading that stands out from the palette you have as a primary concern for the completed piece. At that point, you can cover up the underpainting altogether. In the event that you utilize dark acrylic, you’ll spread any proof of the paint underneath, however you can likewise let pieces of it radiate through for a dimensional impact.


Like spotting, wiping requires a cellulose wipe to apply paint in a springing movement, making an unpredictable, finished example. Wiping is an incredible painting method for tenderfoots, as it’s outwardly satisfying, extraordinary for foliage, and difficult to fail.

Like spotting, this method originally rose during the Impressionist development, where in opposition to authenticity, specialists intended to catch flitting, transitory impacts accomplished by a wipe’s unpredictable surface.


Scumbling is a method that has a long history. Wonderful painters like J.M.W. Turner and Claude Monet utilized scumbling to make smoky impacts and unobtrusive mixes of shading. Scumbling includes utilizing broken layers of paint with the goal that base layers radiate through. Utilizing a dry brush or fabric, rub little amounts of paint over a dry layer, which uncovered the shading underneath. Medium and overwhelming body paints work best for the strategy. It’s key that layers are dry as you keep on scumble, else they’ll mix together and ruin the impact!


Commonly, in oil painting, the impasto strategy is the point at which you utilize thick paint, legitimately from the cylinder. With acrylics you can develop a thick, finished surface by applying the paint directly from the cylinder or thickening with a gel medium. So as to control the paint, you might need to include retarder.

For a progressively sensational finished impact you can blend the shading in with acrylic impasto medium, particularly demonstrated for blade painting.


This basic drawing strategy can be utilized with paint, as well! Simply include a mass of minor spots to make a shape or surface with inconspicuous varieties in shading.


Spotting paint utilizing a wipe will make textural impacts that can’t be accomplished by a brush. Putting resources into a decent wipe set will give you various surfaces you can play with so as to make a feeling of development in your work. Working in layers, wiping will unpretentiously mix together hues and carry profundity to the canvas.

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