EASY ACRYLIC PAINTING TECHNIQUES WITH IDEAS
This technique creates a unique blend of two colors without even mixing them. For this technique
- Paint the painting with one color
- Now let it dry
- Then use the other color and layer the previous color.
What happens is that you don’t blend the colors but a unique color is shown as the previous color slightly mixes with the new one.
Water Effects Painting Technique
This technique is a combination of splattering and scumbling techniques. However, in this technique, instead of splattering paint, you need to splatter water upon the painting. Let it sit for approximately 4-5 minutes and then dab it off with a cloth.
Stenciling Techniques For the Acrylics
Stenciling is a technique that you can use if you are not that well at drawing. This way you can trace out your drawing and then paint it. Keep the stencil on the canvas and paint. See the blend of colors in a perfect outline on the canvas.
Stamping Technique With the Acrylics
Another interesting technique for the ones how cannot draw is the stamping technique. You can make abstract art with this type of painting since all you need to do it dip a shape in paint and stamp it on the canvas. Experiment with different shapes to create something unique.
Dripping Technique the Acrylics
If you are a fan of the acrylic pouring painting technique, you can do it without poring so much paint. This technique will let you experience that on a straight canvas. All you have to do is drop some paint on the canvas and see gravity doing its magic. The paint will drip creating different effects. You must cover the floor before trying this technique so that it doesn’t get too messy.
Marble Painting Technique with Alcohol
Ready for some experiments? Let’s go in with some rubbing alcohol.
For this painting
- Pour different colors on the canvas pad or flat canvas.
- Then add in some water and rubbing alcohol to it.
- Use a brush to mix it and see how the painting turns out.
Tip- You can also use Sparkle based colors for this painting
Wash Painting Technique
Wash painting is one of the best techniques that you can use as a beginner! This is because you can use it like watercolor. For this, mix the acrylics with water in parts. Remember not to use a lot of water initially else the paint will become watery.
Dry Brush Painting Technique
For this technique, you do not use even the slightest drop of water. Use the acrylics as they are with different brushes. This technique gives a very beautiful paintbrush stroke effect.
Stippling Painting Technique
Stippling is a technique in with you has to lay with dots. Create a proper consistency of paint mixed with water or a medium and use different sizes of brushes to do the dot work.
Sponge Painting Technique
One of the best technique to create a textured painting, you can easily master this one. Use the sponge with variable sizes pores for this. It can be used for painting trees.
Splattering is a technique used to create abstract art! All you have to do is take some acrylic paint and with the help of both your hands, splatter it on the canvas.
Although this is a painting famously used on pots and walls, you can still try it on the canvas. For this, you have to paint a base layer and let it dry. Then with a contrasting color, paint above this layer and scratch it before it dries.
Scumbling Painting Technique
Scumbling is a technique of painting with acrylics by which you can create dimensions. For this, use a cloth and on an already painted canvas, give effects with lighter color.
For this kind of painting, you use different knives to make gorgeous textures on the canvas. The paint for this has to be thick, so don’t mix any medium into it.