Acrylic painting tutorials

Learn acrylic painting

Acrylic painting tutorials for beginners, intermediate and professional artists. Find a tutorial to suit your skill level and your artistic goals. From brand reviews, to detailed guides on techniques and colour theory.

How do I start acrylic painting?

If you’re a complete beginner, start by learning about the materials you need. Our tutorial on acrylic painting supplies is a great place to start. For a comprehensive guide on how to get started with the medium, read acrylic painting for beginners.

The Best Easels: How to Choose an Easel for Painting

Find the best type of easel for your art practice and read reviews of different types of easels, their price points and functions.

Best Acrylic Paint Brands: A Comprehensive Review

Use this guide to find the best brand of acrylic paint for you—one that suits your painting style and your budget.

Acrylic Paint Mediums: A Guide

Learn how to alter the properties of acrylic paint—with a medium, you can alter the drying time, surface texture, transparency and more.

The Best Surfaces for Acrylic Painting

Tried and tested, discover the ultimate surfaces for acrylic painting in this handy guide.

Brushes for Acrylic Painting: Best Acrylic Paint Brushes Review

Discover the best brushes for acrylic painting in this guide; learn about fibres and how to use brushes with different shaped bristles.

How to Clean Acrylic Paint Brushes: 6 Tips

Discover how to clean acrylic paint from your brushes and other materials to keep them in perfect condition. All you need to do is follow these tips…

The Best Palettes for Acrylic Painting

Find the best palettes for acrylic painting. From palettes that make cleaning feel like a breeze to palettes that make paint stay wet for longer.

How to Stop Acrylic Paint from Drying Out

Learn how to extend the working time of acrylic paint, so it remains wet for days, even weeks at a time.