Acrylic paintings are different because of the type or properties of the color used. Acrylics are the pigments, which can be dissolve in water to form a type of color. Acrylic paintings can be done on canvas, paper, clay materials or woods. The major advantages of acrylic colors are their water based property and quick dry ability. These paintings offer different effects and can be done through various styles. Acrylic paintings offer bright, rich and strong colors. Being water-based, the acrylic color are easy to wash off and are non-toxic. Acrylic paintings are often seen as a substitute to oil paintings. Though oil paintings are more glossy, one can make his acrylic paintings more glossy by using gel or gloss mediums. Theses paintings are easy to made as compare to oil paintings and look similar to an oil painting.
- Less expensive as compare to oil painting
- Easy to make and dry quickly
- Offer various color shades
- A perfect substitute to oil painting
- Bright and rich colors