acrylic

How do I prepare a canvas that has an oil painting on it to reuse it for an acrylic painting
That will be very difficult since acrylic cannot be painted over oil, although the opposite would present you with no problems. I think you would have to sand down the oil layer to eliminate it -- ...
by rtcorr
Did Picasso use acrylic paint for any of his works? This is about as detail...
did Picasso use acrylic paint for any of his works? This is about as detailed a question I can come up with regarding this matter. either he did or he did not. thanks PF
by Guest
Prepping masonite - alternatives to acrylic gesso?
I have, on several occasions, mentioned the substitution of acrylic house paint for acrylic gesso. The products I use is labeled '100 percent acrylic' and not 'acrylic latex.' The house paint works ...
by MAN
I have a few stretchedcanvas acrylic paintings that i need to ship. Is it a...
I have a few stretchedcanvas acrylic paintings that i need to ship. Is it a good idea to remove the canvas from its frame? Is there a safe way to handle the painting after its removed from the ...
by Guest
What happens if you apply oil glazes over acrylic? How can t...
What happens if you apply oil glazes over acrylic? How can that contribute to the final look of the painting?
by Guest
Picasso prepared his canvas how? With acrylic foundation or gesso like leon...
Picasso prepared his canvas how? With acrylic foundation or gesso like leonardo da vinci
by Guest
Linen, rabbit skin glue, and clear acrylic emulsion.
I have found even with thin layers clamps etc that clear acrylic gesso/emulsion will not tighten linen when on a stretcher. On my latest stretcher I have put two layers of clear acrylic gesso on ...
by wololo34
I have a "lovers" by picasso print on an acrylic like canvas.Don't know how...
I have a "lovers" by picasso print on an acrylic like canvas.Don't know how to describe it. It has the signature at the bottom right and it says "Chester Dale collection"National gallery of art. is ...
by Guest
The issue of whether or not to go with oil based primer or acrylic to my mi...
The issue of whether or not to go with oil based primer or acrylic to my mind remains debatable.In my forty years as a professional painter I have experienced some problems with oil painting on a ...
by Guest
My painting is part flat acrylic, part shinier oil paint, an...
My painting is part flat acrylic, part shinier oil paint, and part paper collage, shiny and flat print. What final varnish can i use over the whole thing to get a uniform satin sheen? Also, it is ...
by Guest
Picasso prepared his canvas how? With acrylic foundation or gesso like leon...
Picasso prepared his canvas how? With acrylic foundation or gesso like leonardo da vinci
by Guest
If I do an oil painting over an acrylic one, is it true that...
If I do an oil painting over an acrylic one, is it true that the acrylic will act like Gesso?
by Guest
Re: What medium(s) did Picasso use for his paintings?
... possible. When a person sees a painting and asks "what medium is it," they are referring to oil, or acrylic, or casein or watercolor or gouache, etc. ...
by rtcorr
Re: Most serious way to authenticate picasso work of art if no provenance?
... out provenance. In my opinion. 1 examine the paper or the canvas first. 2 examine the median oil or acrylic Or if it's pastel or water color. The. 3. Look colosely the wood made on canvas. If it's ...
by afrcnrt1965
PAINTING over GICLEE ???
PAINTING over GICLEE print ??? I never dealt personally with giclee (there was no need for that before). But finally I need to print few. We know that sometimes giclee prints come out with wrong ...
by Linda2
Re: Hi there I'm painting on the smooth side of hardboard , and I'm just using ...
Kit: There are a few options... You could try clear acrylic gesso, which dries fairly (but not completely) transparent matte and contains a type of grit to give "tooth," BUT the instructions ...
by rtcorr
Re: Can you reuse a Canvas if you don't like the painting on it? I have an oil...
... ing is used to prevent the oils in oil paint from rotting the canvas fabric. If there is a layer of acrylic paint present (most likely over a coat of acrylic gesso), there is no need for sizing ...
by rtcorr
Re: Are Amsterdam Oil Colors OK?
I'm having trouble figuring out what you're talking about, Jack. For example, the acrylic quinacridones and phthalocyanines are organic pigments (and function like the older 'dyes' such as the ...
by pra1968
Re: I'd like to remove my stretched canvas (painting) from the s...
I think an acrylic medium is best for that. The gloss medium is more sticky than the matte. A rabbit skin glue is the traditional way. When removing the canvas you should be very careful not to ...
by jade
Re: Primed Canvas vs unprimed canvas for stretching my own canva...
Venetians in the 16th century, originally using linen twill sail cloth. Stretched canvases are light and make a durable painting surface. Wooden stretcher bars provide the support frame for the ...
by agnesdale
Re: How to prepare the plywood for paintig in artist's oil colour?
That depends on the type of surface you want visible. If you'd like the grain & color of the wood to be visible, you might want to paint directly on the plywood -- but bear in mind the colors might ...
by rtcorr
Can anyone tell me the title/name of this "Picasso" painting?
Darwar:Canvas tends to be a generic term for a type of fabric and can be applied to linen (made from flax plants), cotton or even jute. For the majority of oil painting's history, linen canvas was ...
by rtcorr
Paetus by Richard Franklin
How to determine a glicee print, print, from orginal painting? Have a artpiece Paetus by Richard Franklin that i acquired as part of payment and have no clue how to determine value or if its ...
by Moe
Asian river fishing scene
... s up at a yard sale a while ago. The size of the painting is about 46"x24", and it is either oil or acrylic. It seems to be a few decades old, just by looking at the back of the canvas. I am thinking ...
by Marion
Re: Help: alternative to rabbit glue?
Acrylic mediums work excellently both as an adhesive and for sizing canvas in preparation for oil painting. I've generally seen gloss medium recommended as an adhesive and matte medium as a sizing, ...
by Mygirlsin
Re: Could someone give me an accurate explanation on how to carr...
Introduction To Sgraffito Sgraffito is an ancient yet extremely impressive technique as it adds new dimensions to the colors in any art work. Derived from the Italian word "sgraffire" that means "to ...
by Asif Nadeem
Re: I am using a Niji water brush and love it, I was thinking of...
Series 7 Kolinsky Sable Watercolour Artists Brush More than any other tool, the brush is a direct and fluid extension of the artist’s hand, eye, and expressive vision. It is with that principle in ...
by agnesdale
Re: What kind of content doe American Artist Workshop Magazine h...
American Artist Workshop covers both oil and acrylic. It's got lots of step-by-step demos too which are awesome and very informative. I love it!
by art lover
Re: Mix media art question
Hi Scott, your project description is rather general, so I'll try and answer as generally as I can... There is no right or wrong answer, just a few things to consider: Indoor or Outdoor art piece? ...
by Kare
Re: What do you guys paint with more - Oils or acrylics?
I mostly use acrylic. I think it's easier to work with and it dries much faster than the oil colors.
by jade
Re: Hi all I am Lori Stanley's cousin Brandy, There is a painting called Brand...
There are several paintings out there, give me your name and number and I will contact you. I know her son's own the bulk of them and maybe an Art Dealer, not sure if he is still alive. I own 6 ...
by Brandy Hofmann
Re: Do I gesso a store-bought canvas board already primed? is it enough?
... work on -- but if you want a smoother or less absorbent surface, you can add one or more layers of acrylic gesso. ...
by rtcorr
Re: Original painting
... r more recent because the stretchers are not aged or discolored too much, it is on what seems to be acrylic gesso ...
by rtcorr
Re: Is this a linecut and is it really him
The company which made it manufactured decorative reproductions on lucite, hence the name "Modern Classics Series." https://www.etsy.com/listing/78246215/2-vintage-1960s-lucite-acrylic-shadow
by rtcorr
Old Cubist (?) painting on Masonite ?
I purchased this painting at a thrift store recently. It is either acrylic or oil on Masonite. Does this artist look familiar to anyone? I think it was framed (or re-framed) in the 1960s. It's ...
by Spiffypix
Re: Oil painting over Giclee print
If it is a photographic reproduction or one done in an acrylic medium you can simply apply a coat of acrylic gesso and paint over that. Bob
by rtcorr
Re: How do I prepare a canvas that has an oil painting on it to reuse it for an...
That will be very difficult since acrylic cannot be painted over oil, although the opposite would present you with no problems. I think you would have to sand down the oil layer to eliminate it -- ...
by rtcorr
Is it possible that in the past some painters do not sign their paints? I b...
Is it possible that in the past some painters do not sign their paints? I bought acrylic paint that is sign in the back with calligraphy and/ or hand writhing or with name stamp (on the canvas and ...
by Guest
Re: Repaint
If it is varnished, you would have to remove it using some sort of varnish remover and then lightly sand it down with fine sand paper to give the canvas some "tooth.". If it is not varnished and you ...
by rtcorr
Re: Hello...I am preparing painting supports by gluing raw Belgi...
How you prepare the support essentially depends on what media you intend to use. I'm not familiar with gator board, but I have applied Belgian linen onto panel, plywood and cradled Masonite. If you ...
by rtcorr

Ask Your Question

Email to be Notified (Optional):
Get a paid assistance [?]
By clicking 'Submit' you agree to the Site Terms
By entering this site you declare you read and agreed to its Terms, Rules & Privacy and you understand that your use of the site's content is made at your own risk and responsibility. Copyright © 2006 - 2018 Pablo Picasso Club