Do You Get Utterly Frustrated When Your Acrylic Paints Dry Too Fast?

A common “frustration email” I get is how to work with acrylics when they dry so fast, especially if you are a beginner.   It’s even worse if you want to learn how to paint portraits using acrylics…with oils, you have a long working time, so you can blend slowly.  With acrylics, they dry so fast that it becomes a grrrrr experience.

In this tutorial, I’m going to talk about things you can add to your paints to make them last longer.

Now, if you are using a wet palette, here is a tutorial you can follow using simple damp paper towels and medium.

Tip: water is not always the best choice, do you know why?  comment below and let me know.