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Tips on using acrylic gloss medium.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 78

Tips on slowing down the formation of mold in liquid acrylic medium.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 78

Comments on the differences between acrylic and oil paints.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 31

Supercharge your acrylics. How to get the power of oils and speed of watercolors by boosting the opacity of acrylics. Describes how to mix "extra-strength" acrylics from dry pigments and matte medium.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1992 (v.9#3) pg. 92

Advice on slowing the drying time of acrylics.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1993 (v.10#4) pg. 66

Advice on applying acrylic gesso ground to get smooth acrylic washes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1993 (v.10#7) pg. 14

Unlocking the secrets of acrylics. Covers (1) paint basics and mediums that can be added to paint to alter its qualities, (2) brushes, (3) palettes, (4) common supports, and (5) application.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 34

Two tips for containers that help keep acrylic paints fresh.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 6A

An introduction to using liquid acrylic ink.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1996 (v.13#4) pg. 60

How to care for acrylic paints to make them last longer.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1997 (v.14#11) pg. 87

How to use acrylic interference paint, also called pearlescent or iridescent pigments.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1999 (v.16#11) pg. 75

Tip on mixing white pearl acrylic with regular acrylic colors to achieve "pearlescent sheen" for painting bird carvings.
CHIP CHATS Sep-Oct 1990 (v.37#5) pg. 31

How to save leftover acrylic paint using a "Sta-Wet Palette".
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1992 (v.19#6) pg. 10

Advice on selecting the right proportion of Extender when working with acrylic paints.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1992 (v.19#6) pg. 10

Choosing the right paint. A primer on the differences among the many brands of oil and acrylic paints.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1993 (v.20#2) pg. 62

Differences, advantages and disadvantages of oils vs. acrylics.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1993 (v.20#5) pg. 13

Tip on slowing down the drying time of acrylic paint.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1996 (v.23#1) pg. 10

Tips on how to avoid thick, rubbery globs in bottles of acrylic paint.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1997 (v.24#5) pg. 28

Tip on how to keep acrylic paint from drying out when painting small objects.
NUTSHELL NEWS Apr 1997 (v.27#4) pg. 65

Tip on recycling toiletry bottles to hold acrylic paints.
TOLE WORLD #102 Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 23

Tip on letting acrylic paints cure before varnishing them to avoid bubbling in the finish.
TOLE WORLD #109 Mar-Apr 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 41

Tips on how to slow the drying time of acrylic paints on the palette.
TOLE WORLD #111 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.15#4) pg. 25