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Creative Freedom by Maggie Price

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Change Your Viewpoint and Medium

Until recently, I’ve always painted in watercolor, so I decided to break out of my routine and try something new—Interactive Acrylics by Atelier. I soon realized that I was handling the new paint the same way I painted in watercolor, but my goal with the new medium was to change.

With the acrylics, I revised my usual technique of starting with darks and continuing toward the lights. The new medium has given me the confidence to change color or value at any time. These acrylics allow you to paint like regular acrylics but also wet-into-wet, ending like oils. If after a few hours you decide to make a change, just mist with water, and you will be able to go in and make a change. But if the paint has dried, say for ...

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