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Painting Atmosphere from Michael O'Toole

In our first monthly module, we explored the work of Edgar Payne and his techniques for creating...

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Questions & Answers: Learning to Paint with Patti Mollica
By Jed Dorsey
 
One of my favorite things to do at Acrylic University is host artists during...
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Questions & Answers: Learning to Paint with Aimee Erickson

by Jed Dorsey

This interview is from a recent live Q&A that we did for Acrylic University...

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Questions & Answers: Learning to Paint with Rick Delanty

by Jed Dorsey

This video is from a recent live Q&A that we did for Acrylic University members...

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How To Grow: Timely, Free Painting Classes
Online art school launches free training to public; artist's story proves the health...
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What Colors Beyond the Basic Colors Do You Recommend?

It can be so overwhelming to know what colors to purchase. There are so many. You can use a very...

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THIS Is Why Art Is Good For Your Soul!

Someone asked me recently, "What does it mean to express yourself through art and how do we...

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5 reasons to choose Acrylic vs. Oil painting

There's a lot of discussion out there about Oils vs Acrylics. Oils have been used for...

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What is the Best Lighting For My Studio?

One of our Acrylic University members asked, "What kind of light bulb do you use in your studio?...

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Are Paints Mixed Together in My Paint Box OK?

There's a couple of different ways you can use the paintbox. Dianna Shyne, a great acrylic...

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Reference photos are the X factor of painting - here's why

Reference photos are a seriously underrated aspect of painting. I often get asked the questions...

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How Do You Get Your Sta-Wet Palette Paper So Clean?

"I reuse my palette paper quite a bit and how do you make sure it is clean enough to reuse?"

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