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The Best Paint Brushes For Acrylic Paint

With all the choices in the paint supply aisle, it may be hard to determine which are the best brushes to use for acrylic painting. Here are some tips and advice to help you out.
Since acrylic paint is a thick paint compared to watercolor you should have a few sizes of stiff bristle brushes. Bristle brushes are essential for the acrylic artist. They are great for adding large quantities of paint as an under painting to the canvas and they are also superb for blending paint directly on the canvas. I have several sizes of bristle brushes and use …

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Acrylic Painting Techniques – Acrylics Can Look Like Watercolor & Oil Paintings – Tips and Benefits

Versatile
Acrylic paint is a versatile medium that allows artists to create pieces that look like they were painted with watercolors, oils, and/or acrylics.
Watercolor Look
Acrylic paint is usually more opaque than watercolors. However, mediums can be added to it to achieve the same type of look. You can mix a glazing medium, floating medium, or a varnish directly with the paint, or paint the medium on the surface first and then paint on top of it, to achieve a watercolor look. Acrylic paint that comes in bottles is thinner than the paste like paint that comes in tubes. …