How to be a GREEN Artist

Green might not be every artist’s favourite colour, but with our planet being in the state it’s in because of destructive human practices, “green” should definitely underpin every artist’s environment and process. That being said, instead of preaching about eco-friendliness and saying words like “should” and “shouldn’t”, which nobody likes to hear, let me tell you a story… Plastic… UGH As an acrylic painter, my … Continue reading How to be a GREEN Artist

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7 Reasons why acrylic paint is better than oil paint

I don’t want to start a raging art debate… oh, no, wait… I do! Acrylic paint is by far the superior medium when it comes to the question of acrylics vs oils. Consider this the artists’ practical guide to why acrylic paint is better than oil paint: 1. Acrylic dries FAST Acrylic paint dries VERY fast. Sure, you can get a retardant medium to slow … Continue reading 7 Reasons why acrylic paint is better than oil paint