oil & acrylic paintings

What is an acrylic painting, acrylic paints, acrylic colors;

An acrylic painting is a painting painted with acrylic paints, ie acrylic colors, in other words a medium is acrylic. Acrylic paints, ie colors were invented in the 30's of the 20th century. They are synthetic colors,ie pigments are mixed with acrylic polymers.

The biggest development of acrylic colors was in the 50's and the 60's of the 20th century. Acrylic paints were used by such the artists as Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and many other.

Nowadays acrylic paints are still under development and they are many kinds of them. Most of producers who produce artistic paints produce acrylic paints as well, for instance Talens, Maimeri, Windsor & Newton, etc.

It is possible to paint with them on any surface and material, ie canvas, paper, cardboard, wood, etc. In order to paint acrylic colors are to be deluted with water or special acrylic medium. After the painting is finished it needs to be covered with acrylic varnish in order to protect it.