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Acrylic setup and cleanup Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Setup and Cleanup
    Acrylic Painting
  • 2.
    • Polymer (plastic)
    • 3. Dries quickly
    • 4. Can easily paint over it
    • 5. Permanent!
    Acrylic Paint
  • 6.
    • Acrylic doesn’t go back in the tube easily – doesn’t save easily.
    • 7. Can always go back for more.
    Little or a Lot
  • 8.
    • Primes paper or canvas for acrylic paint
    • 9. Will NOT come out of your clothes
    • 10. Great for whiting out any mistakes
    • 11. Washes good for tinting
    Gesso
  • 12.
    • Shiny Side Up
    • 13. Throw it away when you are finished
    Freezer Paper
  • 14.
    • Lay out your paint along the edge
    • 15. Leave mixing room – THE WELL!
    • 16. Warm & Light on one side
    • 17. Cool & Dark on the other
    Setting up the Palette
    The
    Well!
  • 18.
    • LIGHTLY mist the palette!
    • 19. Wrap with saran wrap for the next day
    • 20. “Double-Decker” your palette with saran wrap
    Storing your palette!
  • 21.
    • Each brush makes it own mark
    • 22. Know your brush’s anatomy
    • 23. Shape of the brush determines what line or brushstroke you camke
    Different Brushes – Different Strokes
    Drawing Lines
    Filling in areas; thick brushstrokes
    Rounded Edges
  • 24.
    • Mix with a palette knife! (or the end of your paint brush)
    • 25. NEVER let your brush rest with paint on it!
    Mixing Paint & Saving your BRUSHES
    GROSS
  • 26.
    • Keep your water clean!
    • 27. No share-skies!
    • 28. Wipe your brushes between the paint colors
    • 29. Use a paper towel or a paint rag
    Clean Water!
  • 30.
    • Swirl your brush in the water
    • 31. Rinse the brush in the water
    • 32. Rub some soap into the brush,
    • 33. Rinse most of the soap away
    • 34. Form the brush to dry
    • 35. Stand it up to dry
    Can’t paint with a GROSS brush
  • 36.
    • Mix in the well!
    • 37. Use a palette knife to save the acrylic paint that is not “tainted”
    • 38. DON’T PUT ACRYLIC PAINT INTO THE DRAIN!!
    Save your Paint!