Suitable Surfaces for Acrylic Painting. A five part series. (Part Five)

Part 5– Fabric and Paper Fabric painting is such a joy, and fabric is one of my favourite surfaces to paint on. Just think of all the one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable art you can create! T shirts, canvas shoes, scarfs, tote bags are great items to start on. Then there’s the home furnishings such as […]

Suitable Surfaces for Acrylic Painting. A five part series. (Part Four)

Part 4 – Glass and Stone Acrylic paint is one of the most versatile mediums available on the art market today. One of its popular sort after uses is painting on glass. You can paint on almost any type of glass, including glazed ceramic, transparent glass, opaque glass, mirrors and crystal. Acrylics come in a […]

Suitable Surfaces for Acrylic Painting. A five part series. (Part Three)

  Part 3 – Wood and Metal Wood surfaces such as oak, birch, mahogany or pine can provide your artwork with an interesting background with very little effort. Applying one coat of acrylic paint evenly on any of these surfaces allows the wood grain to show through, making it a quick and easy start to any project. […]

Suitable Surfaces for Acrylic Painting. A five part series. (Part Two)

Part 2 – MDF and  Masonite MDF and Masonite belong to the hardboard family of products. Both are a well suited surface for painting. Some artists even prefer MDF or Masonite over canvas. MDF is short for Medium-Density Fibreboard. It is a newer type of hardboard product and quite similar to Masonite. Masonite is actually […]

Suitable Surfaces for Acrylic Painting. A five part series. (Part One)

Part 1 – Painting on Canvas. I’m sure you’ve heard it a billion times by now…acrylics are so versatile! Apart from their ease of usage, acrylic’s versatility extends to a wide range of surfaces you can paint them on. These include; canvas, MDF, Masonite, wood, metal, stone, fabric, glass or paper. And I can vouch […]