Friday, January 7, 2011

Nancy Reyner's Acrylic Revolution: Watercolor & Oil Effects with Acrylic Paint

From ArtistsNetwork.TV: In this video, Nancy Reyner shows you how to make your paintings unique, exciting and contemporary by layering different techniques one on top of the other all in the same painting. She demonstrates step-by-step, using many acrylic techniques, including simulating watercolor and oil effects. A landscape with sky, lake, and luscious autumn trees is the end result for the demonstration, but this process has a broad scope. Techniques include: washes and staining on unusual grounds, building up with opaque paint and glazes, transparency, varnishing and many helpful tips. See the whole video at