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Tesia Blackburn (Acrylic Diva)
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San Francisco abstract painter and teacher.
San Francisco abstract painter and teacher.

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Acrylic Painting Techniques - Color Mixing Basics Part 1
Think you need lots of paint to create color? Think again. I'll show you how to make an astonishing array of colors with just three mixing primaries. Watch this!

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Acrylic Paint - Thick and Thin
Here's a look at the different viscosities of Golden acrylic paint and how to use them

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All About Gels! Acrylic Painting Tips
Get some info on gels and how to play with them in this video. Join me for a live hangout every week Wednesday at 4 pm PST on my YouTube Channel here: YouTube Live Join my ❤︎ Creative Flow class every Thursday night on YouTube.  An hour of blissful music an...

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Acrylic Painting Tips: Using Transparent Pigments
Recently I received this question in my email inbox: "I’m painting on a panel which has been covered with white. I have used Alizarin Crimson Hue (Golden Acrylic) combined with Acrylic Glazing Liquid (again Golden.) Yet, what I’m finding that even after two...

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How to Extend Your Acrylic Paint with Gel - and save money!
Catch me live on Facebook or YouTube every Wednesday at 4 pm!  AcrylicDiva Live Hangout

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Paint Like Monet
One of my students asked me to show her how to paint like Monet. Now if you know me or my work, you know that I am an abstract painter. But did you know I was classically trained? Yep. Tiny brushes, oil paint, shading, chirascuro and all that cool Renaissan...

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Shoot Great Photos of your Artwork!
TIPS FOR SHOOTING YOUR ARTWORK WITH YOUR IPHONE Place the artwork near a window on a sunny day to get even lighting.  For quick reference shots, using your smartphone can be just the ticket. For archival images and professional reproductions of my artwork, ...

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Create a Gallery Wall in Your Studio
One of the hottest trends in home decor right now is the "gallery wall." What's a gallery wall? It's a collection of prints and paintings all hung on the same wall to create a "gallery" look. Think of the old salon style way of hanging art and you'll get th...

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StencilGirl Stencil Resist
I'm guest posting over on StencilGirl Talk today. Here's the video in case you missed it. Enjoy!
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