acrylic paintings

In the history of art, acrylic paintings have been around for a relatively short period of time, compared to the classic choices of oil paintings and watercolours. Acrylics as a medium became wildly popular in the 1940s as artists preferred their quick-drying properties and permanence to the slow, ephemeral quality of oils. Acrylics also proved successful when applying thin glazes to a canvas in the manner of watercolours, or conversely, achieving thick textures like oils. All of that without fading or cracking, as watercolour and oils are prone to do over time.
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