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HA!! I'm just the opposite, I've tried acrylic, they dry too fast, it's too easy for me to screw up. I find oils much more forgiving. I've never tried enamels though, and I'm not sure what you mean. Can you explain?


I don't do "real" art. Just One-stroke stuff. So having it dry quickly is really good for me. That way I can layer leaves and flowers and things without making mud and losing my details.

Enamels - Folk Art paint has a line of enamel paints that "feel" just like acrylics when you work with them. I have been using them on non-porous surfaces (glass, metal, plastic, etc). When I use it on glass, I can bake the finished product in my oven so the paint won't chip or flake off. They don't dry as quickly as the acrylic, but are still faster than oil. And they have more of a gloss finish.

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