How to Create a Marbling Effect on Canvas With Acrylic Paint

A marbling effect can be created on canvas using acrylic paint by diluting the paint with water, letting the paint gather and drip, and adding various colors into the mix. Allow the paint to move fluidly on the canvas to look like marble with creative advice from a professional artist in this free video on painting with acrylics.

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Ralph Papa, a native New Yorker, began sketching and painting as a child growing up on Manhattan's Upper East Side, and he exhibited regularly in Greenwich Village in the 1960s.