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.

Types of Easels: How to Choose an Artists’ Easel

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.