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Mountain Stream

Tom0779 10 Sep 2021

Painting done with acrylics in 2019. I wanted the painting to be lighter than Bob. Basically a typical episode with mountains, water and evergreens. I think those are the most popular ones.
I didn’t paint a lot in acrylics recently and I wonder if anyone has some hints to improve blending the colors. To me they dry to fast, especially on paper. Also I am not sure if I use the correct brush for the background. I always use a bristle brush but maybe a (large synthetic one would be better?
I would be glad for any hints 😀



I use glycerine with acrylics. I found it in the pharmacy. It works really well for blending. I use it like a liquid clear.

Mgiese84 Cleanest Technique In The Game

I use to use an additative with the acrylics that made them not dry as quickly. Liquitex sells it.

Tom0779 Multi-Medium-Talent

Thanks for all your tips LJM and Matt. I will try such an additive. I think it might be good as I plan some bigger acrylics paintings.

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