Sandra Scheetz Wise discusses the differences between painting with water colors, oils , and acrylics then goes over why she likes acrylics and shows you how to paint with them. Part 1 of 15 - How to Paint with acrylic paint. Paint with acrylic paint - Part 2 of 15. Click thro ...more
Paint with Acrylic Paint
Check out this video to learn how to paint in acrylic paints. This video with Bob Davies is an introduction to acrylic painting.
This tutorial will show you what you need to get started with acrylic painting and how to quickly produce some simple but effective paintings on a wide variety of surfaces - and not just with paint brushes either! Paint different things with acrylic paint. Click through to wat ...more
This painting tutorial demonstrates how to make a painting of an eye with acrylic paint. Use a photograph as a reference. Begin with light washes of paint, and slowly lay down more paint mixed with liquid medium or drying retardant. Use small amounts of blending color as a fin ...more
When Halloween comes around it's easy to give in to the rampant orange and black decor paraded at every drugstore and mass retailer. But if you truly want a unique decoration for the spooky holiday, consider watching this tutorial to learn how to make a glow-in-the-dark portra ...more
The colors on a dead fish can get a bit dull, but a little bit of acrylic paint will add a life-like vibrancy to the stuffed taxidermy mount. The demonstrator walks through the steps of adding fresh and realistic color to a perch mount with the help of some paint. Watch this v ...more
This introduction to acrylic painting will help you decide what paints you need to get started. Cy Porter of Solomation.com gives seasoned advice on thich acrylic paints to choose.
This video was very informative and well planned. However, the video does become boring after the first two minutes. It will become easier for an individual to comprehend with this video if perhaps there are better examples that artists can relate too. Perhaps if the demonstra ...more
In this video series, watch as artist Carolyn Travisano teaches how to d acrylic painting on feathers. Learn how to choose the feathers, choose brushes, choose paint, how to get inspiration, how to prepare the paint pallet, how to design a layout, how to fill in colors, how to ...more
In this acrylic painting tutorial, learn the basics of how to paint, with acrylic painting tips and techniques for beginners, including painting instructions and an acrylic painting demonstration. Expert painter Melody Mann demonstrates how to use various art supplies and tool ...more
Acrylic paintings of the human face are a great form of artistic expression. Paint acrylic portraits with tips from an illustrator in this free video series on art and painting. Part 1 of 15 - How to Paint portraits with acrylic. Paint portraits with acrylic - Part 2 of 15. Cl ...more
In this series of expert videos, you will receive an introduction to acrylic painting. Expert Kristine Mueller will show you what types of art supplies you'll need to get started and where to buy them. She demonstrates how to pick the best brushes and paints, shows you how to ...more
Watch this painting tutorial and learn a method to paint acrylic paintings using an imaging editing program called Gimp. No drawing skills required. If you want to learn how to use acrylic paint but don't want to spend a ton of cash on supplies, here's how. The supplies are st ...more
Tim Carter demonstrates why acrylic house paint is one to consider for your home. Tim points out how the painting process is and should be the cheapest part of home remodleing, but if you use the wrong paint you will be repainting too soon. The video uses an exterior house pai ...more
This video discusses how to emboss using acrylic paints, like faux plastic. What you need is cardstock paper, acrylic paints of at least two colors, an embossing folder, embossing ink, foam brushes, plastic, and clear embossing powder. Place your white cardstock on the plastic ...more
Adding a patina to brass stampings is what gives it an aged, beautifully vintage look. If you've never worked with patinas before, then check out this jewelry crafting video to learn about how to use different types of patinas - including resin and acrylic paint - to make a fl ...more
Got an old pair of Nikes or other sneakers lying around? Learn how to customize your shoes and paint your own designs and graphics on them. You'll need acetone to treat the sneakers and water-based acrylic paint.
If you enjoy creating vintage inspired jewelry, then there's no way you can get around not using brass stampings. Already infused with a rusty colored hue, they're very antique-looking and their colors can be altered. Check out this jewelry crafting video to learn how to color ...more
Demonstration of Helen's unique acrylic pouring technique. This technique comes to life when the acrylic paint is mixed with water and, literally, poured onto the canvas, creating free-flowing shapes and forms.
Learn how to store cheap acrylic paint, what happens to them over time, and what to do before you use them.
Aspiring artists? Try your hand at painting with acrylic paints with this instructional video. Follow these tips & be on your way to creating a personal masterpiece. You Will Need: • A painting surface • Acrylic paint • Brushes • Gesso • Fine sandpaper • A medium • A p ...more
In this hilarious episode, Matt Busch continues the painting process as he pays tribute to the legendary Bob Ross in The Joy of STAR WARS Painting. See how Matt paints with thicker, opaque acrylics, with tips like using a toothbrush to create texture. Learn how to paint Star W ...more
This Video will Show you How I Dyed My Synthetic hair with Acrylic Paint. The Hair I used Was 1 pack of Femi Kinky Braid Marley hair; I also Used 1 pack of Afro Beauty 100% Kanekalon hair. The Colors I used for both was #613. This is actually my 2nd Attempt to Dye My Synthet ...more
Artist Matt Busch finally begins the color painting process, showing how to lay in your under-painting with acrylic washes. The episode also touches on 'procrastination' (let's face it, a common artist trait) and even covers using an Air-Brush! Learn how to paint Star Wars by ...more
Part 1 of a three part video showing how to paint a tranquil harbourside scene in acrylics. Part 1 deals with the composition and tonal values. Part 2 continues by adding the base colours and developing aerial perspective. Part 3 concludes with the details and highlights. Part ...more
This video demonstrates how to spray paint realistic rock faces on hills and mountains using acrylic paint washes. The process is easy and enhances model train track backgrounds.
Love bangles? Even know what a bangle is? Well, it's a rigid bracelet or anklet, and can be made from metal, wood or other rigid surface. They're quite fashionable, and what's even more fashionable? -- homemade bangles! Judi is always looking for new surfaces to stamp on—and ...more
This video is a demonstration of painting a landscape using acrylics.
What is better than wearing makeup? Cool colors on your nails with funky designs. Watch this Beauty & Style how to video to learn how to apply white flowers with yellow vines on acrylic nails. Everyone is sure to love this unique flower nail design. The nail enamels you will n ...more
What is better than wearing makeup? Cool colors on your nails with funky designs. Watch this Beauty & Style how to video to learn how to apply nail polish in the shape of flowers with a blue and green striped background on acrylic nails. Everyone is sure to love this unique fl ...more
Watch this instructional painting video to begin painting on plexiglass. Create some cool effects using spray paint, paint thinner, acrylic paint. Make marks and unique textures using your finger, scratching tools and stencils.
This instructional video demonstrates how to paint, collage and stencil using a layering technique. Experiment with as many layers as you want. Make sure each layer is completely dry before beginning the next layer. Make sure u apply the paint in order - Acrylic, spray paint, ...more
This instructional video shows you how to be creative and paint your shoes. You will need acrylic paint, paint brushes of different sizes, waterproof permanent markers, and spray lacquer. You should create a base coat with white paint. Draw whichever designs you want with a pe ...more
Have you ever screwed up a painting before? Beyond repair? Well, it might be able to be saved after all, at least, thanks to these tips from Merrill Kazanjian. He recently screwed up a dry brush color portrait of New York Yankee Captain Derek Jeter. He messed it up, but was a ...more
Begin by painting your full nails orange. Any orange will work for this design; just keep in mind that more than one coat of nail polish may be needed to get a bold and opaque shade. I did two coats of orange to get the coverage shown in the photograph. Using a liner brush li ...more
This video demonstrates how to create an artwork using ordinary aluminum foil from your kitchen. This technique is good for those people who have no inspiration of what to paint but want to be creative. This collage technique is a fun way for beginners to experiment with textu ...more
Need a change? Brighten up your kitchen and give your cabinets a new look with a fresh coat of paint. In this tutorial, learn how to paint your kithcen cabinets a fast and efficient way. You Will Need: • A screwdriver • Grease-cutting cleanser • A sponge • Wood putty • A ...more
Curious about acrylic paints and how to apply them to your fantasy-inspired works of art? Get some tips from a professional! This tutorial hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien takes us th ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to paint your nails with blue glitter and black nail polish. You will need: blue nail polish, clear nail polish, blue and black acrylic paint, chopped thin brush, glitter, dotting tool, and a small flat brush to do this. First, paint the tips wit ...more
Watch this instructional painting video to create a water like effect on the surface of canvas, wood or paper. Use acrylic paint and a spray bottle with some paint thinner. Spray the turpentine onto wet paint and watch the paint separate into shapes that look like the surface ...more
This instructional painting video demonstrates how to create texture and layers to a mixed media painting using Bitumen and glue. You will also need acrylic paint, contact glue, a spray paint, rust protector, and some type of thinner. Experiment with these materials to generat ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to paint aluminum siding. Steps: 1. Rub siding with cloth to check for powdery paint pigment and mildew. 2. Cover ground and nearby shrubs with drop cloths. 3. Test old siding paint for lead using a lead test kit; if lead is p ...more
Building up layers of paint and tiling putty to create a marbled effect. Materials used in this video are tiling putty, acrylic paint, and sandpaper. Dry the surface with a heat gun if you have one.
Merrill Kazanjian has this painting tutorial which shows the process of his Hawaiian landscape mixed media painting. Follow along with the video and try to learn some of the painting techniques Merrill uses. He uses acrylic paint and at the end, puts his own twist on a boring ...more
Check out this five-part video tutorial on how to apply paint wash weather effects on an RC airplane. If you like building engines and bodies for remote-controlled vehicles (airplanes), then this will definitely help you out, just by learning how to apply some black wash to we ...more
What is better than wearing makeup? Cool colors on your nails with funky designs. Watch this Beauty & Style how to video to learn how to apply white nail polish flowers on purple glitter painted acrylic nails. Everyone is sure to love this unique flower nail design based on th ...more
Painting on a cake may seem counterintuitive, since the paint that most of us are familiar with is acrylic or watercolor paint, both of which are way toxic. But the project in this video uses an entirely different type of paint: cake paint. Cake paint is edible and comes in a ...more
Spring-loaded clothespins are used for more than just clothes. If you looked in anyone's home, you'll see these springy wooden clothespins used for things like chip clips, photo holders and even for attaching sports cards on bicycle spokes. They're even used in the film indust ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to understand artist tools for painting. The first tool is plastic, which can be use for great textures on the painting. Cheap brushes are great for painting in big spaces and fan brushes are great for painting wider widths. A badger hair brush w ...more
This video is a time lapse drawing and painting of former Vice President Al Gore. Attempt to make "Mr. Global Warming" look like Mr. "hottie" Global Warming. Stage 1 is a pencil drawing. In Stage 2, scan the drawing, adjust the mid tones digitally, and then reprint it. In stag ...more
In this video, we learn how to paint clay pots for gardening with Michelle Gervais. All you need is: acrylic paints, brushes, plastic paint, cup of water, paper towels, and clay pots. First, put a base coat on your pot before you place your design onto it. This is easiest done ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to paint nail with a gold and blue rhinestone design. First, start off with your acrylic nail, then paint a white zig zag line throughout the entire nail. After this, apply a green nail polish to the top triangle of the nail. Next, apply a gold/p ...more
If you haven't heard of Steampunk, then you've obviously been living under a rock for the past couple of years. Steampunk style, which is an ironic style composed of designs that fuse anachronistic technology (proppellers, watch parts, etc.) with Victorian style. Check out th ...more
Learn how you can apply this funky black and white fingernail art with this manicure tutorial. You will need a base coat, finishing coat, a matte black nail polish, a matte white nail polish and a couple of toothpick. This is a beautiful, unique look for long or short natural ...more
Gordon Bruce shows an easy and speedy way to draw and paint a superman. First draw the head portion with a oval face and add eyes, nose etc,. Now come to the body portion which have big muscled arms and a thin body, having the triangle with S symbol at the center. Now draw the ...more
Tim Carter demonstrates how to get professional painting results by caulking all cracks between woodwork and walls before painting. What are the most important tools when painting an interior wall? The paint brush or the paint roller? No, it is the caulk gun. The caulk gun is ...more
Building a frame for your paintings can save you money and provide one more creation of which to be proud. Normally recommended for abstract paintings, basic float frames offer a professional feel to your art. This video demonstrates how to build a very simple float frame, whi ...more
To perform the color burst technique using Adirondack paint, you'll need to shake a new dabber really well. Then, you will need to turn it upside down onto a craft sheet, until the paint starts to come out evenly. Once if comes out evenly, you are ready to use. Make sure you r ...more
A few months ago, we showed you a pretty awesome light painting project that visually captured invisible Wi-Fi signals around town using a Wi-Fi detecting rod filled with 80 LEDs. With some long exposure photography, the results were pretty amazing. This project was inspired b ...more
Check out this fun and funky way to decorate your nails with the Union Jack. This how to video demonstrates the technique used for decorating your nails with the stripes British flag. You will need blue, red, and white nail polish, a base coat, and a clear top coat. This look ...more