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Are Golden Open Acrylics Suitable for Landscapes?

In a recent Q&A one of our members asked:

"Have you used Golden Open Acrylics? I use them for...

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How Do I Photograph My Paintings?

This depends on what you're trying to do. If you're trying to take a good enough image that...

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What I Learned About Painting Trees From Artist Edgar Payne

Which Is The Real One?

We are starting the new monthly learning modules soon which will look at...

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How Can I Keep My Paintings Loose?

Grab the biggest brush that you have and don't grab a smaller brush!

That's the easiest and most...

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How Should I Price My Work?

Here are some thoughts from acrylic artist, Jed Dorsey, on how to decide on pricing for your...

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Size to Paint, How to Store, & Selling in Restaurants

Hey, friends, I hope everybody had a good Thanksgiving if you're from the US, of course.

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Keeping Your Palette Fresh, Varnishes, Choosing Reds & Blues

For this Q&A I’m outside in my backyard. The leaves have changed and it’s a...

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Loading Your Brush, Creating Soft Edges & Pricing Your Work

"How do I get my paint to glide on my canvas?"

0:01:29 "I prime and sand all my canvases with...

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Disposing of Paint, Composition Rules & A Funny Story

"What is the best earth-friendly way to dispose of your paints?"

Sara asked, "What is the best...

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My Early Work in Acrylics - by Jed Dorsey

One of our Acrylic University members asked me recently if I could share some photos of my early...

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The FIRST Secret to Becoming a Confident Artist

 “Remember one rule of thumb: The more scared we are of a work or calling, the more...

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Questions & Answers - #6

During this Q&A I am in Portland, Oregon with Peter (my video guy) taking resource photos,...

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