Articles for tag: Acrylic Painting, Air Gun, Pigments

Wax Painting, Encaustic Art

Encaustic Wax Art History Encaustic wax painting has been around since ancient Egyptian times, predating fresco and oil painting. The Egyptians painted with beeswax into which they added natural pigments. The result was beautiful paintings with a translucency not seen with oil painting or other mediums. The painting was mostly done in tombs and on ...

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The Facts About Cosmetic Permanent Makeup

As a means of producing designs that resemble makeup and offer to add smoked eye lines, fullness of color to lips, hairlike strokes for fuller eyebrows, rosy cheeks, and scar camouflaging, cosmetic permanent makeup dates back at least to the start of the 20th century and today promises that one can work all day, go ...

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L’Oreal Hip High Intensity Pigments Concentrated Shadow Duo, Foxy 808

This past month I have grown extremely fond of L’Oreal’s HIP beauty products. My first purchase was the small pot of creamy eyeliner, and after that I went nuts for everything HIP. What is L’Oreal HIP? L’Oreal HIP products are high intensity pigments. It is made using a micro-fine formula that releases a true intense ...

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What is Mica, and Why is it in My Makeup?

When many people purchase mineral makeup, they aren’t really thinking about the fact that they’re buying a jar of ground up pigmented rocks. However, when you consider that people even in prehistoric times were using mineral pigments in a very similar way that we do today, it becomes obvious why you’re paying good money for ...

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How to Use the Glazing Technique in Watercolor Painting

You’ve probably already heard of the artistic technique known as glazing that’s used when painting in oils and acrylics. But what about watercolors? Can you use glazing with watercolor paints? The answer is yes. Although glazing is mostly associated with oils and acrylics, it can also be done working with watercolors. However, there are differences ...

How to Repair Damaged Stucco Walls

Do you have a stucco wall that is in need of some minor repair? If so, the good news is that small areas of damage on stucco walls may be repaired fairly easily by most laypeople. The bad news is that larger repairs should be left to the professionals due their scope and the potential ...

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How to Go Gray Naturally

Should you go gray or should you color your hair? It’s a question women have to face as they age. That decision is a personal one, depending on what works best for you. While some women continue to color their hair throughout their golden years, others choose to gray, gracefully – even in their 30s ...

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Product Review: MAC Silver Pigment

MAC pigments are simply gorgeous, and they are full of colors and quite pigmented (of course! They’re called pigments nonetheless!). Pigments are one of the favorite products for many make-up lovers because they are so multi-purpose, and you can do so much with one jar of pigments. I forgot what collection it came from. Probably, ...

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Modern Watercolor Painting Concepts

The story of watercolor dates as far back as when the first man learned to paint and interpret his surroundings. Yet as old as it is, watercolor paintings do not sell as much as oils and acrylics. This is because watercolors are developed only lately. Cezanne used it, Eugène Delacroix, François Marius Granet, Henri-Joseph Harpignies ...