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  • Re: Varnishing watercolors

    Yes, I have varnished several watercolor paintings. I have used actual varnish used with oils and acrylics and I have used the varnish with acrylic base and I have used the acrylic medium. In all the cases, I was very dissatisfied with the result. I had lost the effect of the matte finish on the watercolor...
    Posted to Watermedia (Forum) by bravio on 23 Aug 2009
  • Art Technical Q&A: Extending acrylics

    Extending the Drying Time of Acrylic Paint Can you suggest products and techniques to extend the blending time of acrylic? I have tried a number of mediums, but they add gloss to my painting and are overly viscous. Moderation is the key to using mediums that extend the drying time of acrylic paint. One...
    Posted to Art Technical Q & A (Forum) by American Artist on 10 Mar 2009