Painting of a Labrador with acrylics on canvas.




This painting of a Labrador is simple to make. The background is painted with a toothbrush to give texture to it. You can always try out new equipment’s to bring the required texture and look to your painting.   The painting is made with acrylics after making out a rough sketch of the dog.


  1. acrylic paints.
  2. paintbrushes.
  3. painting surface – canvas, wood, paper.
  4. artist palette.
  5. rag/paper towels.
  6. cup or jar of water.
  7. soap for clean-up.
  8. varnish.

Can water be used while acrylic painting?

Acrylic paint is water-based and thus water-soluble when wet, so water can be used to thin it. … Some sources advise not to mix acrylic paint with more than 50 percent water.

Why I like acrylics while painting on a canvas?

Acrylic paint is one of the most versatile mediums, and one of the least toxic. It is water-soluble when wet and yet because it is a plastic polymer, dries into a flexible, water-resistant, and durable surface to which subsequent layers of paint can be added without disturbing the underlying layers.

Brands of acrylic paints:

people wonder which brand of acrylics should be used as acrylic painting for beginners can be overwhelming. These are some brands that would give you the best you look for in acrylics.

  • Winsor & Newton Artist’s Acrylic. …
  • Faber Castell
  • Liquitex BASICS Acrylic. …
  • Golden Heavy Body Acrylic Paint Set. …
  • Golden Fluid Acrylics. …
  • Abstract Acrylics. ..
  • Interactive Artists’ Acrylic. ..
  • M. Graham 6-Color Acrylic Paint Set.


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    1. Thank you so much!!


  1. Thank you for your teaching! We can always learn something new!

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    1. thank you so much for appreciating my post!! I am glad you liked it!

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