What is the Difference Between Liquitex and Golden Acrylics?

Liquitex Vs Golden Acrylics Products from Liquitex and Golden Acrylics. Acrylics are one of the newest artist materials on the market. They were invented in 1933 by Henry Levison of Cincinnati, Ohio, at the time, his business was called Permanent Pigments, and the acrylics were solvent-based. It wasn’t until 1955 that the plastic-like acrylic formulation … Continue reading What is the Difference Between Liquitex and Golden Acrylics?

Canvas Keys

Canvas Keys or Canvas Wedges Canvas keys are also known as canvas wedges, painters keys, corner keys or canvas inserts. They are used to tighten saggy canvases. All high quality stretched canvas comes with these attached to the back, such as Fredrix Canvases. Insert into the inside corner grooves of the stretcher bars. To use … Continue reading Canvas Keys

What is the Difference Between a French Easel, Guerrilla Painter and a Traditional Paint Box?

Small, Medium or Large, there are a variety of art supply boxes that will cater to any artist. Here are three of the most popular. From left to right: Guerrilla Painter Box 9x12, a traditional paint box and a French Easel. Three styles of art boxes. Which do you choose?  Let us first go through … Continue reading What is the Difference Between a French Easel, Guerrilla Painter and a Traditional Paint Box?