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What kind of paint do you use on canvas?

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Two types of paint, oil and acrylic, are the most commonly used mediums on canvas. Acrylic is adored for its quick-drying properties, while others prefer oil paint for its thick, luscious consistency.
1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
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"Blue Passages" Contemporary Acrylic Painting on Canvas
By Robert Gregory Phillips
Located in New York, NY
An abstract expressionist acrylic painting on canvas with wonderful color combinations of soft, whites, blues and effortless lines and shapes. This piece is layer with paint and text...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"Warm Morning Light" Contemporary Acrylic Painting on Canvas
By Robert Gregory Phillips
Located in New York, NY
An abstract expressionist acrylic painting on canvas with wonderful color combinations of soft, yellows and effortless lines and shapes. This piece is layer with paint and texture, a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"On The Horizon In Yellow" Contemporary Acrylic Painting on Canvas
By Robert Gregory Phillips
Located in New York, NY
An abstract expressionist acrylic painting on canvas with wonderful color combinations of soft, pinks, yellow and effortless lines and shapes. This piece is layer with paint and text...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"Clinging To A Cloud" Contemporary Acrylic Painting on Canvas
By Robert Gregory Phillips
Located in New York, NY
An abstract expressionist acrylic painting on canvas with wonderful color combinations of soft, pinks, yellow and effortless lines and shapes. This piece is layer with paint and text...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"Feeling Good With Blue" Contemporary Acrylic Painting on Canvas
By Robert Gregory Phillips
Located in New York, NY
An abstract expressionist acrylic painting on canvas with wonderful color combinations of soft, whites, periwinkle blues and effortless lines and shapes. This piece is layer with pai...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"Across The Universe In Blue And White" Contemporary Acrylic Painting on Canvas
By Robert Gregory Phillips
Located in New York, NY
An abstract expressionist acrylic painting on canvas with wonderful color combinations of soft, whites, periwinkle blues and effortless lines and shapes. This piece is layer with pai...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

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