Grounds are products used to prepare a surface for acrylic painting. Effective grounds should have good adhesion, be flexible, have suitable tooth for overpainting and create a good sealing barrier between the painting surface and subsequent layers of paint.
If you are painting a landscape, knowing how to mix greens is essential. But with all the pre-mixed greens, blues… Read more
The Atelier paint is a wonderful substitution for printing ink – once it is dry, it remains stable and does… Read more
Reading Time: 3 minutesThe lightfastness or permanence of a pigment is its resistance to change on exposure to light. This… Read more
Reading Time: 3 minutesAnyone who is interested in our new Atelier “Viscosity Ladder” mediums and would like to understand them… Read more
Beginning a sketchbook habit can be challenging but it is very rewarding. A sketchbook is a place to explore, to… Read more
Reading Time: 4 minutes Plein air painting first became popular in the 1880s with the Impressionists. The fact that paint… Read more