How to Make Homemade Acrylic Paint
So, you're interested in learning how to make homemade acrylic paint?
If you've ever felt this inclination, you might also have had the tangential thought: why should I make paint from scratch when I can buy it instead?
For starters, learning how to create homemade paint from scratch gives you more control over the color of your paints in question. Sure, you can start with premixed paints and use them to create your own colors, but making paint from scratch also gives you control over the texture and consistency of your paint.
Plus, it's a fun activity for a rainy day, especially if you've tuned into my canvas-making guide How to Make The Perfect Wood Frame Canvas.
If you've ever wondered, how many colors exist and how many can I make, then this guide is for you. Just make sure your wash your brushes properly before switching colors.
Now, grab your pigment, your dust mask, and your additive, and let's get started.
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