Paraloid B-72, or Acryloid B-72 as it is sometimes called, is an artificial resin that is used widely in art conservation departments all over the world. Because of its hardness, permanence, resistence to yellowing, and ease of removal it is used for everything from an adhesive for ancient glass artifacts to a protective varnish for old master paintings. Here I show you how I make it and use it.
Many people in the world of "fine" art thumb their noses at computer generated art and see it as being an inferior medium. Here I explain how I use it to work up my compositions for later execution in the traditional medium of oil paint.