Painting Techniques: Interference With Acrylic Paints?

Answer Interference acrylic paints are translucent and use suspended mica flakes. Sometimes the flakes, which can be either coarse or fine, are coated with titanium. Because the mica flakes refract light,... Read More »

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Acrylic Furniture Painting Techniques?

Because acrylic furniture has a slick texture, many amateur painters have a difficult time painting it without leaving dried, unattractive brushstrokes in the finish. If you are an experienced pain... Read More »

Are oil paints better than acrylic paints?

On One Hand: Characteristics of Oil PaintOil-based paints have a wider range of textures and colors than acrylic paints. Home Depot says oil paints also stick to surfaces better, penetrate deeper a... Read More »

Are acrylic&latex paints the same?

Acrylic paint refers to a type of latex paint that is durable, washable and fast drying. Other types of latex paint include vinyl-based latex paint and rubber-based latex paint. Acrylic and other l... Read More »

Are acrylic paints washable?

Acrylic paint on fabric is washable. Fabric paints are typically acrylic paints with a binder that makes the paint stick to less-pourous fabrics and to stay soft so the paint doesn't crack. The pig... Read More »