Acrylic Fusion. Experimenting with Alternative Methods for by Dan Tranberg

By Dan Tranberg

This precise reference publication is designed to excite and encourage you to push past conventional suggestions and to discover new ways to portray. Acrylic Fusion frees you from conventional techniques to portray by means of exposing you to a various diversity of other suggestions, unconventional procedures, and the mixing of special fabrics that stimulate creativity and inspire experimentation. it is a must-have source geared toward artists who make work, however it can be a good reference for any crafters, makers, and DIYers who use paint of their paintings, whether or not they make artwork journals, layout greeting playing cards, or refinish furnishings as the suggestions can simply be tailored for lots of other kinds of initiatives and functions.

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Craft sticks) squeegees spray bottles sponges (all types) combs eyedroppers foam rollers (the kind used for house painting) syringes SUPPORTS Also known as substrates, supports, in the most basic sense, are the things that you paint on. For more than one thousand years, the standard support for portable paintings (those that were not done directly on walls) was either wood panel or vellum. Canvas became a popular support during the sixteenth century, and it remains what most people think of as the norm for painting.

It will develop large cracks when applied thickly and fine cracks when applied thinly. When dry, it is quite absorbent and takes washes and glazes well. { FLUIDS } In general, fluid mediums increase fluidity and lower viscosity. It is important to realize that fluid mediums are not simply gels and pastes with water added. Rather, they are acrylic polymers that have been formulated to function in a fluid state. When mixed with acrylic paints, they maintain color vibrancy far better than diluting paints solely with water.

When wet, it weighs less than half of what regular molding paste weighs, so it will not pull or stretch the support when working vertically. Crackle Paste has the same consistency as Light Molding Paste, but it is formulated to crack as it dries. It will develop large cracks when applied thickly and fine cracks when applied thinly. When dry, it is quite absorbent and takes washes and glazes well. { FLUIDS } In general, fluid mediums increase fluidity and lower viscosity. It is important to realize that fluid mediums are not simply gels and pastes with water added.

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