Acrylic Painting

Paint Debate: Oil Vs. Acrylic and When To Use Each

By Jessie Oleson Moore

To the naked eye, acrylic and oil paints may seem identical, but that's simply not true. While both are used to create beautiful works of art, they have some important differences to consider as a painter. This guide is meant to demystify these two types of paint in order to help you decide which might be best suited for you and your unique style of painting.

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Two cat silhouettes

Secrets for Painting Silhouettes: 11 Expert Tips & 2 Easy Tutorials

By Sara Barnes

At first glance, a silhouette seems like simple subject to render in paint. But "simple" doesn't mean "boring"! In fact, because silhouettes are easy to paint, they present an opportunity to explore more creative possibilities and experiment with new techniques or mediums. Check out two tutorials packed with tips for painting silhouettes in two different ways.

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