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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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What Type of Varnish Do You Use?

What type of varnish do you use on your paintings? Gloss or matte or a combination of both? Any...

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How Can I Avoid Overworking My Brushstrokes?

I have a tendency to overwork and go over my brush strokes until sometimes they're no longer...

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What is the Best Way to Package Artwork for Shipping?

There are lots of ways to package and ship paintings but this is what works for us!

These are the...

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Make Small Snippets of Bright Color Peek Throughout Painting

Just Off The Beaten Path - 18x24 - Jed Dorsey

If you want to have bright colors shining through...

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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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