Acrylic Painting

May 6, 2024

Mini Paintings of Bizarrely Cute Hybrid Creatures With Big Shiny Eyes

Some artists have such unique styles that it makes you wonder about the thoughts that run through their heads. Japanese artist Naoto Hattori is one such artist, as his imaginative pop surrealist paintings combine animals, plants, and more into surreal hybrid figures. Using a minuscule brush, he paints on small pieces of board ranging in height from 3 to 6 inches.

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March 29, 2024

Artist Shares Hypnotic Process of Creating Mesmerizing Fluid Art

With its stunning spirals and psychedelic swirls, fluid art (aka paint pouring or Dutch pouring) is a hypnotic art form that an artist known simply as Maike may have perfected. By using watery acrylic paint, the artist is able to pour and manipulate the direction of the liquid. This allows her to somewhat dictate the composition of her seemingly spontaneous abstract paintings.

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February 26, 2024

Fluid Artist Creates Mesmerizing Paintings by Purposefully Blending Paints

It is always impressive to see what artists can create with simple materials. Nancy Wood is no different. Armed with only a palette knife and her technical expertise, Wood creates stunning fluid art by smearing glittery acrylic paint across a canvas. Wood's paintings, with their crackly appearance, are reminiscent of designs found on blown glass. By mixing acrylic paint and a catalyst, she is able to create circular cells that bubble across the piece.

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January 16, 2024

Explore Color and Learn New Techniques in This Acrylic Painting Masterclass

My Modern Met Academy is starting 2024 with a new painting course led by artist Luiza Niechoda. We've been a fan of the Polish artist's moody pixelated acrylic landscapes and couldn't wait to see what she'd come up with when we invited her to create a course. Her online acrylic painting class, which spans three hours, is more than we could have bargained for. In fact, it's so good that we're calling it a masterclass.

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