The Acrylic Painting Academy – Glazing Part 1

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"The Acrylic Painting Academy" is designed to provide beginner and intermediate artists with a complete learning experience on painting with acrylics through "easy to digest" modules consisting of video demonstrations and accompanying ebooks.

Description: Part one of a series on glazing, a process in which translucent applications of color are applied over a monochromatic underpainting. The background is addressed in this module.

Suggested Materials: Stretched canvas, acrylic paints (Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine, Phthalo Blue, Titanium White, Sap Green, Indian Yellow Hue), various nylon brushes, water, glazing medium.

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The Acrylic Painting Academy – Glazing Part 1 — 7 Comments

    • Hi Denise,

      You can try it if you like, but you may run into unexpected results. The glazing fluid has an acrylic binder, while gouache has a gum binder. It may be better to thin the gouache with water.

  1. HI Matt,

    Can this technique be applied to Still life objects too? I had the impression that this is better for Landscape only to create the illusion of the atmosphere, but I’m not sure. Thanks.

  2. I also would like to know, I have been using the Acrylic Glazing Liquid ( Satin) Golden for direct painting (Layering and Wet-on-wet technique). Is it a good one for this technique or not? Thank you again!!! Amazing class!

    • Hi Carolina,

      Yes, all of Golden’s products are very good. If they are producing the results that you are after, then there’s no reason to change brands.

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