Ninja Art Tip #1 How to Varnish an Acrylic Painting

Finishing, How To, Intermediate, Ninja Art Tip, Video Tips

Have you ever wondered how to varnish an acrylic painting? As part of our service when you buy an original oil painting, we provide free varnishing. My favourite varnish is the gloss but today I’ll be using a nice satin varnish. Learn how to apply this in the video below to make your paintings last longer and look more professional!
After completing your varnish, let it dry overnight. Then, if needed, you can add a second coat, but don’t forget to let the fumes air out for 3–4 days before hanging your finished creation. For more information on the Zen and the Art of Art book, our online art classes, or more free art tips visit


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