Tag: Art Materials

Prepare a canvas with Gesso

Acrylic Paints and Mediums

June 11, 2019

If the colors in your acrylic paintings are not as vibrant as you would like them to be, the reason could be that your paint is absorbing into the canvas, wood, or other support that you are using, which can dull your paint colors. The answer to your problem is simple — before you paint,…

Art Terminology

Art Terms

December 6, 2018

Have you ever listened to artists or art enthusiasts talk about art? If so, you may have noticed that they have their own language. One might say something like… “The large scale of this abstract piece makes it dramatic, along with its bold brushstrokes, angular lines, geometric shapes, and contrast in values. And yet, weaved…