Easy Acrylic Painting Ideas

what is acrylic paint?

Acrylic paint consists of a color pigment that lays suspended within an acrylic polymer emulsion.

what is needed to begin?

Just some acrylic paints, acrylic paintbrushes, a paint palette, your canvas, and masking tape!


Some techniques include layering and blending, impasto, stenciling, splattering, and pouring, to name a few!

choose abstract over realism

Detailed paintings can be difficult for a beginner. Try using different shapes and patterns on a larger surface first.

fun acrylic paint ideas for beginners

Geometric Acrylic Paintings

Abstract Art

Layering Acrylics

Using Unique Painting Tools

Galaxy Painting Ideas

Acrylic Pouring

Splatter Painting

Dot Painting