Painting Techniques :

Jul 8, 2014 by

If you’ve ever wondered “how did the artist do that?” and are looking for answers, these photos and information of various painting techniques will help you find out what was used to create various effects and styles of painting. Different types of paint are usually identified by the medium that the pigment is suspended or embedded in, which determines the general working characteristics of the paint, such as viscosity, miscibility, solubility, drying time, etc. thus evolving various types of painting techniques. Acrylic painting  :   Acrylic painting techniques are different styles of manipulating and working with polymer-based acrylic paints. Acrylics differ from oil paints in that they have shorter drying times (as little as 10 minutes) and are soluble in water. These types of paint eliminate the need for turpentine and gesso, and can be...

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