Acrylic dry brushing techniques create an interesting texture using less mixing and a thinning agent. Discover acrylic dry brushing techniques with tips from an artist in this free video on painting.
Welcome to my studio today everybody, my name is Lars Erik Robinson. My company is LarsEr Arts. All Around Art-tainment's my slogan. Basically I deal with anything that has to do with art and anything that has to do with entertainment. Because being in this business for a while and being a caricature artist, I met a lot of people in the entertainment industry. Today I thought we'd talk about - I'm working on a piece here while I'm just experimenting - talk about how to use a dry brush. I took a dry brush that's a little moist - I actually added a lit bit of water but I didn't soak it to much. I added it to my medium here, until you see it's kind of a dry effect. And I take it on my piece here while I just want to be able to cake it on here like - if I know I want to go dark in here and I want to be able to show up - show up a little bit you just really basically take that paint and be really pure with it and you're creating a texture that you want to have. So, basically what a dry brush is is less liquid with the paint. And if you noticed I also talked about how to do lines with acrylic. Sometimes this is a great way to be able to do freckles on something, or one that maybe has a little - this guy has a little goatee here. And he didn't shave so he has a little bit of a .... so that gives you a different effect than a dry brush. So that helps you understand the different techniques for using a dry, more of a drier brush. Thank you for joining my studio today. I'm Lars Robinson.
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