To begin with, let’s take a look into Acrylic paint and its key features. Acrylic paint is a fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion and plasticizers, silicone oils, defoamers, stabilizers, or metal soaps. Most acrylic paints are water-based, but become water-resistant when dry. Depending on how much the paint is diluted with water, or modified with acrylic gels, mediums, or pastes, the finished acrylic painting can resemble a watercolour, a gouache, or an oil painting, or have its own unique characteristics not attainable with other media.
A quick intro on the artist- Ganga, is a fashion designer by profession. She is also a passionate artist who does Mehandi art in her free time, and keeps herself happily occupied with various art forms like sketching, painting etc. You can connect with Ganga via instagram – ganga_sreerag.
Let’s go ahead and follow these 6 easy steps to creating an interesting traditional acrylic art.
Start with drawing the outline of the picture.
Next paint step by step, and give a coat of yellow for the face.
Once its dried, now apply orange colour for the face as in the below picture.
Highlight the eyes with black.
Apply black and orange for the head accessories and use
white to highlight the key areas as in the picture.
Paint the body with red, orange and black in a way it
shows the gradual transition.
Finally give the outline for face and body with a
The masterpiece is ready!