Todays video looks at fun facts about acrylic paints. Acrylic paints are interesting because they’re a very new artistic medium when compared to oil and watercolour paints which have been used throughout history and found among ancient artefacts. In contrast, acrylic paint is synthetic and was first used in the 1940s.

Since their introduction, acrylic paints have been a versatile medium. Acrylic paints lend themselves to mixed media artworks and manipulation to mimic the properties of different mediums. Artists use acrylics with brushes, palette knives and a range of other tools.

Watch 5 Fun Facts About Acrylic Paints:

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