Complied and written by ©Claes G Lindblad on December 21, 1996.
Most manufacturers of acrylic paints seem to think that this medium is used solely as a non-smelling substitute for oil paints. In my opinion that is wrong. Very much wrong. It is true, though, that some acrylic paints (like Winsor & Newton's new Finity range, for instance) probably cannot be used for anything but oil-look-alikes -- but there are other brands to look for.
Here are brief directions on how to tame acrylics:
Acrylic 'al Fresco'
Acrylics instead of egg-yolk tempera
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