Kick Ass Way To Spice Up Acrylic Paintings

 
 

Kick Ass Way To Spice Up Acrylic Paintings

This lesson explores a kick ass way to spice up acrylic paintings. If you want to explore with acrylics this a great method to get the juices flowing. For this demonstration I mixed heavy body acrylics with compressed charcoal.

Here's What You Will Learn

  • Mixing compressed charcoal with acrylics can add linear interest
  • Get inspiration from the image, but don't copy it
  • Experiment with color by choosing arbitrary hues
  • Avoiding a strict painting approach, and try to explore different techniques
  • Being expressive means having unlimited opportunities
  • Start loose and keep it loose
  • You don't always have to paint finished art, it's okay to doodle & explore. After all, this is where you are more apt to try new techniques.
 Kick Ass Way To Spice Up Acrylic Paintings

Kick Ass Way To Spice Up Acrylic Paintings