Acrylic

How to paint a colourful still life in oils

Trevor Lawrence shares how to embellish your reference photographs to create a vibrant still life oil painting in this step-by-step guide

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How to paint a snowy landscape using watercolour and chalk pastels

Helen Tarr shows how watercolours and chalk pastels make a great combination for a snowy landscape painting.

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Acrylics are quick drying paints that can be used straight from a tube, like oil paints, or can be thinned with water, like watercolour.

Discover the best of both worlds and try this popular medium with our ultimate guide to acrylics and discover our great range of tips, techniques and demonstrations.