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Acrylics Paints Faster?

Acrylic paint faster?

Every couple of years I give acrylic paints another go. After all, mastering anything comes down to practice. A number of my artist friends rave about acrylics and how fast they dry and allow you to keep working without having to wait.

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Tipping Point – Bringing the Painting to Completion

Work in Progress

I sit on my comfy studio sofa and contemplate the day’s work at the easel. “When do I know when a painting is finished?”, I’ve often been asked.

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The Value of Your Tone

Pieta - William Bouguereau (1876)

Via Chet Zar on Twitter I read a very illuminating and insightful article, “Grey Matter” by Matthew Innis, on managing tonal values in your paintings.

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