ACRYLIC PAINTING TECHNIQUES
Acrylic paint is one of the most versatile art supplies available, with an endless array of uses for almost any type of artwork learn the basics of acrylic painting with these Derivan techniques.
Are you seeking privacy through your bathroom window or bedroom window?
Want to keep all the light flooding through? Derivan Gel Medium - privacy frosting is the answer to use as a window block out.
Achieve a time-worn cracked and peeling paint effect. Cracking was originally used to make the paint look old. However, now it is also used as an effect in its own right.
Also, know as craquelure and crackling paint.
Basic woodgrain can be as simple as dragging a brush through a wet glaze all the way to employing detailed masking techniques to copy intricate inlay patterns (also called intarsia) and using advanced wood-graining tools.
FABRIC PAINTING TECHNIQUES (T-SHIRT PRINTING)
Get to know the different techniques for painting on Fabric using Derivan Fabric fixative and using a collection of tools to create certain effects on fabric.
Click here to get all sorts of tips and tricks for Surface Preparation. Whether it be Painting on wood, glass, Leather, plastic or vynol your sure to find a solution for every kind of surface.
SCREEN PRINTING TECHNIQUES
Screen printing essentially involves "pushing" ink through a screen over a stencil. Silkscreens were initially made, as the name suggests, from silk cloth. These days you will find most frames are stretched with synthetic materials. However, the process remains the same.
Get to know more about all the different types of watercolour techniques like glazing, wet on dry, and also ways in using acrylics as a watercolour alternative.
HUE, CHROMA, TINT, SHADE AND TONE.
Ever wondered how to make paint? At Derivan, we've got you covered with our ultimate paint-making guide. Our step-by-step instructions take you through everything you need to know, from the essential ingredients to the mixing and application process. Whether you're a seasoned artist or a beginner, our guide makes making paint easy and enjoyable. With our guide, you'll create with your homemade paint in no time.