Acrylic Painting

Acrylic Painting

Whether you are new to painting or have been painting for years, we have the supplies you need! Here at Cheap Joe's Art Stuff, you'll find a large selection of acrylic paint. We have a great selection of artist-grade acrylics, student grade acrylic paints, interference colors, fluid acrylics, and acrylic mediums. Choose from your favorite brands including Golden, Liquitex, Winsor & Newton, American Journey, Sennelier, and more.

If it's acrylic paint you're looking for, we've got it. Our selection of acrylic paints is massive, including virtually every type of acrylic out there. For professionals, our artist-grade acrylics provide the maximum amount of permanent pigment for mixing and silky smooth formulations for flawless application when painting canvas, wood, paper, and other surfaces. Our acrylic painting collection also offers a range of gouache for beautiful layering and mediums for manipulating paint to achieve the perfect texture during application. Shopping on a budget? We make it easy to find great acrylic paints at low costs here at Cheap Joe's Art Stuff. See our economical and student-grade acrylics to use for collegiate courses or to simply sharpen your acrylic painting skills before upgrading to more professional-grade products. In fact, many of the products in this category are quite popular with our customers! You can also find craft and fluid acrylics here, as well as iridescent, pearl, and interference colors that add a little shimmer to your paintings. Looking to add a lot of product to your art supplies? Whether you're in need of a larger set for your studio or shopping for an excellent gift for an artist in the family, our acrylic painting sets are guaranteed to impress. You can even browse our Gift Ideas section to help determine the right option for the artist you have in mind.

We buy direct as often as we can, so that we can keep our costs down for artists everywhere. Want to know when we add new products to our acrylics collection? Sign up for our email newsletter for announcements and special offers. You can try out new types of acrylic paints worry-free thanks to our 365 Day Return Policy. For questions regarding our selection of acrylic paints and supplies, please contact us for further assistance.

Acrylic Painting FAQs

Q: What is acrylic paint used for?

A: Acrylic paint can be used for a variety of things, from crafting to creating faux finishes. This type of paint can be used on a variety of surfaces, from a canvas to wood even on metal. Acrylic paint is a very versatile type of paint and a must-have for any artist.

Q: What is the difference between acrylic and regular paint?

A: Depending on what type of paint acrylic is being compared to, there may be several differences. Acrylic paint tends to dry very quickly, becomes permanent when it is applied, and offers an easy clean-up when you are done painting for the day.

Q: Is acrylic paint permanent?

A: Yes, acrylic paint becomes permanent once it dries. If you want to make any changes after applying it, you’ll need to do so quickly as acrylic paint tends to dry in a matter of minutes.

Q: Is acrylic paint waterproof?

A: Acrylic paint is not waterproof, though it is water-resistant. However, if you want to seal your piece of art or your craft against water, you’ll need to apply a waterproof sealant over the acrylic paint.

Artist Acrylics

Economical and Student Acrylics

Acrylic Painting Sets

Craft Acrylics

Fluid Acrylics

Iridescent, Pearl, and Interference Colors

Acrylic Gouache

Acrylic Mediums

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