Acrylic Painting – Modern ‘art form’ gaining popularity amongst Indian Art Collectors & Artists



2019-01-16 09:47:05

Indian art, especially Indian paintings, and Indian folk art have played a vital role in keeping the rich Indian culture alive. There are many Indian painting forms that exist for centuries and are still widely practised in many parts of India. Though there are many art forms that are not touched by modernization, some of them are being adapted for modern times. Modern painting formats like Acrylic painting, Oil Painting, etc. have also gained significant attention from art lovers, buyers and artists alike.

Indian Art Collectors are very different from art lovers or art buyers since they have a deep interest in art, are more passionate about their collection & are well-connected to artists and other art collectors.

Irrespective of the purpose of collecting art, one problem that art buyers, Indian art collectors face are possessing genuine art, a problem that an online platform like is solving by connecting buyers, artists and art lovers with each other. It is a leading online art gallery that has close to 7,500 artists on the platform and different categories of paintings – Modern Paintings, Abstract Paintings, Madhubani paintings, Figurative paintings, Nature paintings & other Indian forms of Paintings are available at one place.

Acrylic painting - Origin, Advantages and more

Acrylic painting has been around since the 1940’s and was once considered an ideal painting option for students & beginners. It is now becoming increasingly popular amongst established artists since acrylic paints offer many advantages when compared to watercolour or oil paintings. Acrylic paints are water soluble and do not yellow with age. They dry very fast, retain brightness and are more affordable than oil colours since the pigments in the colour are cheaply priced. Many artists make use of tools like palette knife in order to come up with an abstract acrylic painting that is painted using fluid & heavy-body acrylic paints.

One of the core components of abstract acrylic painting is water which is used in heavy quantity in order to give the painting transparency and other visual effects. The other advantage of acrylic painting is that it works well on all kinds of surfaces, whether it is canvas, paper, etc. making it an ideal option for a collage or acrylic painting on canvas.

Acrylic Painting - Techniques, Layering, Underpainting

The beauty of Acrylic painting is that the look & feel of the painting depends a lot on the application of strokes. As an artist, you can use different mechanisms like Dabbing, Palette Knife, Splattering, etc. to give your Acrylic painting a unique touch.

When the above-mentioned mechanisms are combined with different styles of painting like Layering, Glazing, Underpainting; the painting gets a complete makeover. Many artists use the Layering technique extensively in order to come up with a Layered Design from bottom-up. - 'The’ platform to buy authentic Acrylic paintings

As mentioned earlier, solves the big point of 'art selling’ & 'art discovery’ for artists, art lovers, art collectors since all of them are available on the same platform. It has a wide range of Acrylic paintings on surfaces like Canvas, Ivory Sheet, Rice Paper, Thick Paper, Silk, etc. and each painting goes through multiple layers of verification for meeting the 'authenticity’ and 'quality’ guidelines. 

Whether you are a passionate Art Collector or an Art Buyer who is looking for paintings for home or office, has a lot to offer each one of you. The platform has 'Refund & Return’ policies, though it is less likely that you might require these options :)

Do you love Indian Paintings, how do you discover them? Make sure you leave your thoughts in the comments section….


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