One difference between latex and acrylic paint is that latex paint typically uses some type of rubber as the resin for the paint with water as the solvent. Acrylic paint is completely water-based and made from pigment mixed with acrylic resin and emulsion.
Another difference between latex and acrylic paint is that latex paint is typically used for large projects, such as interior painting for houses, while acrylic paint is used for painting pictures and crafts. Latex paint is used on unprimed drywall, unpainted masonry and surfaces previously painted with latex or flat oil-based paints. Acrylic paint is used on canvas, canvas boards, wood panels and paper.Learn More
You can eliminate odor by adding vanilla extract to your latex paint before applying it to your walls. Gather your paint, a screwdriver, a hammer, a bottle of vanilla extract and a painter?s stick. This process takes about 5 minutes.Full Answer >
It's possible to paint over oil-based wood stain with latex paint if the painter prepares the surface properly. Painters need to remove as much stain as possible by sanding or scraping. Then, they need to clean the surface thoroughly, apply a primer and use high-quality latex paint.Full Answer >
Glass can be painted with acrylic paint. There are some paints that are specifically made for glass, but regular acrylic paint works as well. A varnish is needed to glaze over the work.Full Answer >
Acrylic paint, a fast-drying, water-based paint, can be dissolved with clean tap water or rubbing alcohol. Acrylic is soluble in rubbing alcohol, which can be denatured alcohol or isopropyl alcohol.Full Answer >