Acrylic painting is an alternative technique to oil, which technique allows painting on almost any surface: paper, wood, canvas, chipboard, metal or even walls. It gives a wide spectrum of possibilities and allows acrylic painting to be a huge possibility for artists who like to experiment. A great advantage in acrylic painting is also how quick the paint dries as well as the possibility of retouching.
It is more convenient than gouache, but it gives a lot of possibilities. All this thanks to the different consistency of acrylic paints. Those that have a slurry consistency can be spread on paper. Other ones, dissolved in special solvents, have properties similar to oil paints. Still others can be bought in a spray can, which allows, for example, to create dazzling graffiti. This technique does not allow the creation of ephemeral scenes – as in watercolours or spatial textures – as in oil painting, however, it allows for a wonderful interpenetration of colours and is great for spatial painting.